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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

MTT92: How To Organise All Your Digital Resources

A member of the Midnight Music Community recently asked - how can I manage ALL of my links, resources, ideas, and videos so I can find them easily? I ended up running a live

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|0 Comments

10 Productivity Apps to Help You Organize Your Lesson Plans

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Robby Burns. Everyone likes to organize themselves differently. Teachers prefer different tools, organization methods, and preference over how much of their workflow is digital. Whatever

MTT91: 5 Google Calendar Tips That Will Make You More Productive

Google Calendar is one of my most frequently-used tech tools. Do you want to learn some tips for using calendar more efficiently and effectively? In the first podcast episode for our Productivity themed month,

Free eBook: The Complete Guide to Digital Portfolios in Music Education

A few years ago, I wrote a series of blog posts about digital portfolios, and how best to use them in music education. Since then, the available tools and technology have changed a bit, and digital

By |September 28th, 2019|Categories: Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |1 Comment

MTT90: 3 Effective Digital Portfolio Options For Your Music Students

For the final episode in Back to Basics month I share 3 apps that your students can use to create digital portfolios. Links and resources mentioned: Midnight Music Monthly Live Training (register here)Wakelet for

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|Tags: |0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About Audio Tracks and MIDI Tracks (with Infographics!)

When using a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) like GarageBand, Soundtrap or Bandlab you can record two types of tracks: A software instrument track (MIDI)A live musician playing or singing (audio) If you’re thinking to yourself that

By |September 21st, 2019|Categories: Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTT89: The 2 Software Applications All Music Teachers Should Know

Welcome to another episode in our Back to Basics month. Today I’ll be talking about the two software applications that I think every music teacher should know how to use. The ones I’m referring

5 Awesome Sites That Can Help Music Teachers Learn the Basics of Google Classroom

Many schools are “going Google” and using the Google suite of educational tools for educators and students. Google Classroom is a great tool to use for communication and collaboration, but learning its full potential can take

By |September 14th, 2019|Categories: Chromebooks, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

MTT88: Best Microphone Options for Music Teachers

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I talk about the best microphones for simple classroom recordings, mics for students to use, and mics for your own teaching purposes. Further reading and