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25+ Amazing Gifts for Music Teachers that They’ll Love

Looking for a gift for a music teacher that you love… or are you a music teacher that’s looking for some fun gift options to add to your wishlist for your birthday or the holidays? We’ve

By |November 30th, 2019|Categories: Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

How You Can Use In-Built iPad Accessibility Settings In Your Music Classroom

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. iPads are a powerful tool for music learning, and they can be a very accessible tool for the music classroom with the right

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, iPads, Middle and High School Ideas|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTT96: Creating Sound Stories with Special Needs Students feat. Alex Rees from Visible Music

Our current theme on the blog and podcast is accessibility and today I have a guest on - a music educator named Alex Rees from the UK - to talk about what he has

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Use Keezy Classic: Accessible Music Making App

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. Sometimes, the motor skills required to play a specific instrument aren’t attainable for a student. Whether it’s a temporary injury or a permanent

By |November 16th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, iPads, Middle and High School Ideas|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTT95: Music Tech Apps for Special Needs Students

The next few podcast episodes and blog posts on Midnight Music fall into our Accessibility theme. In addition to sharing apps, software and other tech gear, I’ll be talking to a couple of music

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|Tags: |0 Comments

5 iPad Apps for Music-Making in the Special Needs Classroom

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. iPads are an amazing tool for making music. They are especially helpful for making music accessible to students with special needs. Apps can

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: iPads|Tags: |1 Comment

MTT94: How to Use Templates to Stay Productive as a Music Teacher

Today’s episode is the final one in our productivity series and it’s all about templates. I love templates for many reasons and they can truly increase your productivity! I share the benefits of using

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |1 Comment

Google Creatability Experiments: Creative Music Sites for Special Needs Students

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller, and her colleague, Jennifer Theisen. Introduction In 2017, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) in the United States officially changed their position

MTT93: How to Find and Use Productive Pockets Of Time in Your Day

Over the past few years I’ve tried very hard to be more productive.  We all have the same amount of time in a day, a week, a year - but it comes down to

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |1 Comment

Trello: A Fantastic Productivity Tool for Music Teachers

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. Trello is an advanced list-making application which can be a very useful productivity tool for music teachers. It allows users to organize projects,

By |October 26th, 2019|Categories: Chromebooks, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

Wakelet: How to Curate Practical Resource Collections and Show the Story of Student Learning

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Kathryn McGreal This post is part of Productivity month in the Midnight music community Blog. When thinking about what productivity looks like in the classroom,

5 Ready-Made Kahoot Quizzes You Can Use In Your Music Classes

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. Midnight Music is celebrating productivity this month!  Although many things can be different from music room to music room around the world, I think

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments