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Dear Music Teachers: Please Stop Asking How To Create A Virtual Choir Video

Right now, I’m a member of a number of music teacher Facebook groups and everyone is scrambling to move their teaching to an online format. At least 5 times per day - and often within the

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|50 Comments

Interactive Manipulatives in Google Slides: Make Custom Learning Tools For Your Music Students

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. There are so many uses for Google Slides in the classroom. I wrote about some of them in a previous Midnight Music blog

By |March 21st, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |1 Comment

MTT105: Tips for creating effective teaching videos that your students will WANT to watch

This episode is a follow-on from episode 104 where I shared 5 important tech tools to consider for teaching remotely.  Today I want to share some specific tips for creating teaching videos. Being able

MTT104: Teaching online due to school closures? Here are the 5 Tech Tools you Should Consider

This episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast is going to be a little different and we’re going to take an unscheduled break from our theme of the month. With the outbreak of the

5 Ways to Use Google Forms in the Music Classroom

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. Google Forms is a fantastic tool for teachers to use. There are so many ways to use Google Forms in the classroom with

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Use Canva to Merge Technology Standards and Content Standards

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. Technology is in our student’s everyday life. It may even be hard for many of them to imagine a time when it wasn’t

MTT103: 6 Fun Student Assignments Using Canva

We are continuing with our Canva-themed month! Canva is a fantastic graphic design software tool that is free to use. I’ve been talking about the ways you can use it as a teacher to

How to Use Canva to Create Your Teachers Pay Teachers Products and Store

Teachers Pay Teachers (or TPT) strives to help educators by providing a space to buy and sell original educational resources. Whether across the city, state, country, continent or world, we can recognize there is something special

Our Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Canva for Teachers

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. Introduction Canva is a design website that helps you create amazing classroom resources with ease. There are so many ways to use Canva

By |February 15th, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |2 Comments

MTT102: 12 Canva Project Ideas For Teachers

In this episode we’re continuing with our Canva theme for the month and I’m going to share 12 different ways that you can use Canva for your own needs as a teacher. Links and

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

7 Frequently Asked Questions about Canva for Teachers, Answered

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas Canva is a useful image creation tool for teachers. While it is pretty straightforward, there are some common questions that come up about

MTT101: How To Use Canva To Create Beautiful Teaching Resources

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, we’re talking about Canva, the online graphic design tool, and how to use it to create beautiful teaching resources for your classroom. Links and resources

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments