MTT89: The 2 Software Applications All Music Teachers Should Know

Welcome to another episode in our Back to Basics month. Today I’ll be talking about the two software applications that I think every music teacher should know how to use. The ones I’m referring

5 Awesome Sites That Can Help Music Teachers Learn the Basics of Google Classroom

Many schools are “going Google” and using the Google suite of educational tools for educators and students. Google Classroom is a great tool to use for communication and collaboration, but learning its full potential can take

By |September 14th, 2019|Categories: Chromebooks, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

MTT88: Best Microphone Options for Music Teachers

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I talk about the best microphones for simple classroom recordings, mics for students to use, and mics for your own teaching purposes. Further reading and

Which Microphones Should I Buy For My Music Classroom?

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By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

MTT87: What’s the Difference Between Audio and MIDI Files? Everything You Need to Know

Our theme for this month on the blog and podcast is Back to Basics and today we’re kicking off back to basics month with an episode about the differences between audio and MIDI files.

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Create Engaging and Productive Video Lessons with Edpuzzle

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Kathryn McGreal. Recently I have been looking for strategies to better engage my students in their learning and improve literacy in aural and musicology lessons.

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

Lights! Camera! Action! 4 Flipgrid Lessons For the Elementary Music Room

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. As an educator in an elementary school with 1 to 1 devices for students, I am always keeping my eyes and ears open

By |August 24th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech|Tags: , |0 Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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