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MTT86: My Favorite 3 Free Non-Music Tech Resources

There are many free tech resources that are useful in the music classroom, but not all of them are music-specific. Here are 3 of my favourite non-music free tech tools that are perfect for ALL teachers across all subject areas. For each one, I’ll cover: What it isHow it worksExamples of use 1. Flipgrid Go to the Flipgrid

How to use Google Classroom to Submit Recorded Singing and Playing Assignments

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Taylor. Streamlining student data collection the easy way One afternoon, I was sitting at my desk in my chorus classroom. My 6th graders had just left. The high school girls ensemble was after my planning period. I was preparing for a meeting with my administrator who wanted an

Free Lesson Plan – Meter Mapping in Isle of Tune

What is Isle of Tune? Isle of Tune is a fun, free interactive music website that allows you to compose melodies and percussive patterns in a visual format by using roads, cars, trees and buildings. Visit the Isle of Tune website to get started. iPad users please note: Isle of Tune is a flash-based website so will not work on

By |August 10th, 2019|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTT85: Free Sound Effects For Your Music Tech Projects

Our theme for this month is free music tech resources and in this episode I share 9 different places you can find free sound effects for music tech projects your students might be working on. I’ll also cover: Tips on how to expand a limited sound effects library without downloading any extrasWhy it’s good for students to make

By |August 7th, 2019|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2019/20

Free Ebook: Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2019/20 Each year I put together a list of free music tech resources – websites, software and more – that you can use in your music classroom. It all began with a workshop I ran in 2009 titled Music Technology On A Shoestring.  In 2012 I put together the first “Ultimate Guide”

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech|Tags: |0 Comments

MTT84: What’s New in the Ultimate Guide To Free Music Tech Resources 2019/20

Each year I put together a list of free music tech resources – websites, software and more – that you can use in your music classroom. The latest version of the Ultimate Free Music Technology Resources Guide is out this week! So what's new? There are around 40 new listings in this year's guide and I’ll talk about

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast|Tags: |0 Comments