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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

Custom Cursors For Your Play-Along Videos, Remote Learning Lessons and More

Custom Cursor is a Chrome extension that allows you to change your mouse pointer into a little picture. This makes your cursor more prominent when sharing your screen with students in class or while teaching remotely.

By |December 11th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

Among Us: Bringing the Popular Game into the Music Classroom

This is a guest post by one of our teacher authors, Katrina Proctor. Katrina is also the Content Manager at Midnight Music. Among Us has officially taken the world by storm. If you’re a teacher in

By |December 5th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

Midnight Music’s Body Percussion Clipart Library

I've been using the online graphic design tool Canva for a long time now and a few months ago I thought it might be good to create a set of body percussion images that can be

By |December 5th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

MTT123: 10 Useful Chrome Extensions

Chrome browser extensions can add functionality, allow you to access tech tools and features and increase your productivity. Here are 10 of my most frequently used Chrome extensions. Are your favourites on the list?

By |November 25th, 2020|Categories: Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

MTT122: Engage Your Music Students with Digital Badging

In this episode, I’m going to talk about digital badging in the music classroom. Digital badging is something you might want to consider if you’re interested in increasing engagement with your students. I know

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments
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