MTT81: Free Music Tech Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers

Our theme for this month on the blog and podcast is holiday PD for teachers AND back to school ideas since most of you in the northern hemisphere are on your extended summer break.

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTT80: What I Learnt at ISTE 2019

Recently, I was a presenter at the  International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2019 conference. In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I share some of my highlights from the conference.

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

3 Ways to Take Control of Technology with Apple Classroom

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. My first years of teaching were hard! Way harder than it looked in the classroom of the master Kodaly educator where I was

By |July 4th, 2019|Categories: iPads, Macs and PCs|Tags: , , |1 Comment

GarageBand Chords: How Smart Instruments Helped My Kids Grasp Music Theory

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas. GarageBand is a music making program by Apple. It is available for free, but must be run on an Apple operating system (OS).

By |June 22nd, 2019|Categories: iPads|Tags: |0 Comments

Free Lesson Plan: GarageBand for iPad – What’s in a Name?

Free Name-Based GarageBand for iPad Lesson Plan (It’s Easy!) About The Lesson This lesson is a free sample from my new online course and collection of lesson plans designed especially for the iPad version of GarageBand.

By |June 15th, 2019|Categories: iPads|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTT78: 5 Ways to Collect Your Student GarageBand iPad Files For Assessment

Links mentioned in this episode: Apple reference manual: Share GarageBand filesApple article about third-party apps and GarageBand project filesShowbie plan pricing detailsHow to Record Your iPad Screen Music Tech Teacher podcast episode 75Apple article:

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: iPads|0 Comments

Free Checklist – How to Record a Song in GarageBand on iPad

Working in GarageBand with your students can be fun and rewarding, but it can also feel overwhelming if you're not sure what steps to take. To make things much easier for you and your students, I've

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

5 Lesson Plan Ideas for GarageBand for iPad (video training)

Lesson Plan Ideas for Music Teachers Using GarageBand on iPad In this live training session, I shared some of the lesson ideas from my NEW course and lesson plan collection for GarageBand on iPad: The Music

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: iPads|Tags: , |2 Comments

10 Ways Google Slides Helps My Students Build Music Literacy

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas! It is not always strictly musical technology that helps students learn effectively in music class! One of the most powerful technology tools I