Katie

About Katie

I love to simplify technology for music teachers. I help teachers from all around the world through the Midnight Music Community - an online professional development community where teachers can take online courses, ask questions and receive personalised help for the music tech goals.

6 Free Music Tech Webinars for Teachers on Holiday (Get Your PD Certificates!)

By |2019-07-20T05:28:17+10:00July 20th, 2019|Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas|

Our theme for this month is on the blog and podcast is holiday professional development for teachers since many of you in the northern hemisphere are currently on your summer break and might have some free time on your hands! So we thought we would put together a little list of some fun and free

MTT82: Must-Read Music Tech Books for the Holidays

By |2019-07-19T01:00:00+10:00July 18th, 2019|Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|

Our theme for this month is on the blog and podcast is holiday professional development for teachers AND back to school ideas since most of you in the northern hemisphere are on your extended summer break. In the previous episode - number 81 - I shared some free online professional development opportunities that

Musical Me – An Easy Back-To-School Tech Lesson

By |2019-07-15T22:40:45+10:00July 13th, 2019|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas|

Getting to know your students Discover their “musical me” Whether you’re starting a new school year, or would just like to get to know your students better, this Musical Me lesson is an effective and easy option with lots of flexibility. In this lesson, students will tell you more about their musical background, interests, likes,

MTT81: Free Music Tech Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers

By |2019-07-12T02:19:59+10:00July 12th, 2019|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Our theme for this month on the blog and podcast is holiday PD for teachers AND back to school ideas since most of you in the northern hemisphere are on your extended summer break. I know many of you use this time to do some professional development and start to gather ideas for

MTT80: What I Learnt at ISTE 2019

By |2019-07-12T01:55:07+10:00July 9th, 2019|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Recently, I was a presenter at the  International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2019 conference. In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I share some of my highlights from the conference. Links mentioned in this episode ISTE website ISTE conference 2020 Program from ISTE19 conference Let’s Get Digital: The 10 Best Data and

35 Free iPad Apps for Music Teachers

By |2019-07-11T11:13:47+10:00June 29th, 2019|Free and Low-Cost Tech, iPads|

Anyone else get completely overwhelmed by the amount of iPad apps available in the App Store? It is just an endless list and it’s so hard to know where to even begin. I’ve collected a number of free iPad apps for music teachers over the past few years and today I’m super excited to share

MTT79: Must-Have Music Accessories For Your iPad

By |2019-07-04T03:22:10+10:00June 24th, 2019|iPads, Podcast|

Our theme for this month on the blog and podcast is iPads, and in today’s episode, I’m going to talk about some of the useful accessories and adaptors that you and your students can use with iPads in order to expand their capabilities in the music classroom. In my new GarageBand for iPad

Free Lesson Plan: GarageBand for iPad – What’s in a Name?

By |2019-06-25T09:20:46+10:00June 15th, 2019|iPads|

Free Name-Based GarageBand for iPad Lesson Plan (It’s Easy!) About The Lesson This lesson is a free sample from my new online course and collection of lesson plans designed especially for the iPad version of GarageBand. It’s a quick project which works well as a “getting to know you” activity at the beginning of the

MTT78: 5 Ways to Collect Your Student GarageBand iPad Files For Assessment

By |2019-07-06T04:08:24+10:00June 12th, 2019|iPads|

Links mentioned in this episode: Apple reference manual: Share GarageBand filesApple article about third-party apps and GarageBand project filesShowbie plan pricing detailsHow to Record Your iPad Screen Music Tech Teacher podcast episode 75Apple article: How to record your iPad screenKatherine Miller's blog post: Taking Control of Technology with Apple ClassroomLearn more: The Music

MTT77: Music Tech News and Updates

By |2019-06-08T05:24:48+10:00June 8th, 2019|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): We’re back with another episode of the Music Tech Teacher podcast. We’ve had a bit of a break recently and I wanted to catch everyone up on what’s been going on at Midnight Music recently, some special events that are coming along