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25+ Ways to Use Canva to Create Teaching Resources

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. Introduction Being a teacher encompasses so many different skills. Some skills are taught and practiced in our pre-service work while others we have

5 of the Best Free & Paid Tools for Creating Classroom Teaching Resources

Anybody else secretly love making fancy teaching resources?  I can’t speak for everyone else but I could honestly spend hours getting lost in creating classroom resources such as worksheets, posters, graphic organizers and anything else I

Music Teachers: How To Set Up Your First Escape Room

Looking for something fun to do with your students? The “escape room” concept has become very popular in recent years - both in education and IRL (in real life…!). Escape rooms make introducing topics, reinforcing learning

By |January 4th, 2020|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas|Tags: |0 Comments

Our Top 10 Free Resources for Music Teachers – 2019 Edition

Is it just me or did 2019 completely fly by? It seems like we were just ringing in the new year for 2019 and in the blink of an eye - here we are!  At the

MTT100: Celebrating 100 Episodes and The Year That Was

We’ve reached episode 100! This year, Midnight Music: Published 38 blog postsReleased 25 podcast episodesHosted 12 free live music tech training sessionsWelcomed 100+ amazing members into the Midnight Music CommunityHad over 1,000 people sign

MTT99: How to Create Escape Rooms in Music Education

The basic concept of an escape room is that students work in teams to solve puzzles or answer questions to discover a secret code - or series of codes - which will allow them

By |December 18th, 2019|Categories: Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|Tags: |0 Comments

Top 10 Music-Related and Holiday-Themed Movies to Show Your Students

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. The holidays can feel like a merry marathon because when the weather gets frightful, so does a music teacher’s calendar! With all the

Clever Holiday Season Videos for the Music Classroom

This is an updated list of holiday videos to share with your music classroom. From heartfelt to hilarious, there's something for everyone. Reminder: it's always a good idea to review the videos before you share them

By |December 7th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas|Tags: |2 Comments

Emoji Quiz: Holiday Songs [New Update!]

Updated November 2019 During a past holiday season, I noticed that a post in the Music Teachers Facebook group was getting a lot of attention. Teacher Krista Reeder invited everyone to take part in a game

By |December 4th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas|0 Comments

MTT97: Inclusive Music Making with Phil Heeley

Continuing with our accessibility theme, I’ve invited Phil Heeley on to the podcast to talk about his work with his business Inclusive Music.  Phil has worked with students of all abilities over his 30

By |December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|Tags: |0 Comments