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Blooket: A New Take on Trivia and Review Games

This is a guest post by Katherine Miller. If you are like me, you are always looking for new ways to increase student engagement! In my elementary music room, I love to include many ways to

By |February 26th, 2021|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

Making Simple Playalong Videos With Google Slides and Loom

Background: For the past few weeks, a number of the members of my Midnight Music Community have been working through the various modules of the new Video Creation For Music Teachers course.  The course has 5

By |February 18th, 2021|Categories: Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |2 Comments

How To Find Legal Music For Video Projects

If you are creating videos which include music and intending to share them online, you will need to find audio tracks that you are legally permitted to use. There are lots of great copyright-free, royalty-free and

By |February 12th, 2021|Categories: Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

4 Ways to Add Notation in Your Presentation Slides

This is a guest post by Katherine Miller. It was not until I was teaching completely online that I realized how important digital content design was to my students’ success.  When I was not with them

QR Codes in the Music Classroom

This is a guest post by Katherine Miller. QR codes have so many different purposes in our lives. This type of matrix barcode can hold any type of information from grocery sales to recorded performances. It

How to Record Your Screen & Make It Sound Good

Introducing Video Creation for Music Teachers Course To learn more about this course specifically for music teachers which covers in-depth training on creating professional tutorial videos, rehearsal/play-along videos, virtual ensemble performance videos and SO much more,

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

Introducing: Video Creation for Music Teachers & Loom Shortcuts

About Video Creation for Music Teachers: About Video Creation for Music Teachers: Visit the Official Video Creation for Music Teachers Page Loom: Favorite Shortcuts Desktop App: If you would like to override or double-check what shortcuts you have

By |January 15th, 2021|Categories: Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

Counting Down Midnight Music’s Top 10 Podcast Episodes of 2020

2020 was quite the year, but I am so incredibly proud of all of the progress teachers across the globe made towards integrating technology into their music teaching. It is incredibly humbling for me to see

By |January 8th, 2021|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

Counting Down Midnight Music’s Top 10 Posts of 2020

A note to teachers:  Wow! 2020 was a crazy year. I know most of us would like to move forward and never look back, but I think it’s important to remember all of the incredible things

Midnight Music’s Digital Badge Library

About The Midnight Music Digital Badge Library Digital badges! Here's a big collection of digital badges that you can use with your students. Today's download includes badges for recorder, ukulele, guitar, drumming, and musical elements and

By |December 24th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech|Tags: |0 Comments

Midnight Music’s Boomwhacker Sound and Image Library

Recently, a number of you have been creating virtual instruments using Google Slides - interactive images that play a pitch when a student clicks or taps on them. My friend and Midnight Music Coordinator, Amy Burns,

By |December 19th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech|Tags: |0 Comments

MTT124: Creating Playalong Videos with Cameron Moten of Elementary Groove Tracks

Today I’m excited to bring you an interview with Cameron Moten of Elementary Groove Tracks. Cameron makes excellent, high quality playalong videos for elementary students and they have become VERY popular with teachers, especially

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|2 Comments
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