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MTT40 The Tech-Savvy Band Director with David Biel

In this episode I talk with David Biel, Director of Bands at Heritage Middle School in Lubbock, Texas.  He also has his own podcast, Beyond The Clef.  David shares some of the tech tools he uses to run [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

STEAM Resources and Activities for the Music Classroom

STEAM learning involves the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math to solve real-world problems. It is an educational approach that encourages learning for learning’s sake. STEAM lessons incorporate a cross-disciplinary approach and integrate [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Technology Resources|0 Comments

MTT39 Basic Audio Editing Skills Every Music Teacher Should Learn

  Today’s episode is a mini-training. I talk about basic audio editing skills every music teacher should learn and teach you the essentials right here on the podcast.   Listen to the episode here (or on [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

10 Music Lessons and Activities For Thanksgiving

  For those in the US looking for Thanksgiving activities to share with your classrooms,  here are several great ideas and blog posts from other teachers with many creative and entertaining possibilities.   1. Elizabeth Caldwell [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|0 Comments

MTT38 Music Tech Advice From Teachers Around The World

  I recently posted the following question on Facebook: “What’s one piece of tech-related advice you would give to another teacher?”. Teachers from all over the world contributed ideas and shared tips.  The responses were so [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT37 Lesson Ideas For Incredibox – Beatboxing, Ostinati, Form and Listening

  In this episode I share some ideas for using the free interactive music website Incredibox.   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Resources and links mentioned Links [...]

MTT36: Using Technology To Unlock Musical Creativity with Dr. Scott Watson

  Dr. Scott Watson has been incorporating technology into his music teaching for many years and takes a project-based learning approach when it comes to creative music assignments with his elective students.  He also uses technology [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

Songwriting with Young Teenagers: Then and Now

Guest author: Alan Cameron This article has been written by a guest author.  If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can apply [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Categories: Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources|0 Comments

MTT35: Multiply The Teacher By Utilising Video with Gary Heimbauer

  Gary Heimbauer is a music tech superstar who uses video to increase his reach as a teacher and to differentiate learning in his classes.  Learn why it’s important to “just get started” and how you [...]

MTT34: Best 10 iPad apps for your music class students

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I share several music apps for the iPad, which will be useful in your general music classrooms. These are great for both elementary and middle school ages. [...]

MTT33 Interactive music posters, word walls and brainstorming with Padlet

In this episode   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Resources and links mentioned About Padlet Padlet website Introduction to Padlet video 30 creative ways to use Padlet [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Categories: Lesson plans and ideas, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments

MTT32: How to Start Your Own Music Education Blog or Website

In this episode Have you ever wanted to start your own music education blog? Create a supporting website for your Teachers Pay Teachers store?  Or perhaps you’ve seen other teachers publish and share assignments with their [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: How-To and Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|0 Comments