Interactive Whiteboards

How Do I Get Started With Interactive Whiteboards In The Music Classroom? [Free Guide]

By |2018-11-03T03:10:52+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Interactive Whiteboards, Teacher Tech Tips|

What exactly does an IWB do? What’s so special? It’s a fancy presentation tool At its heart, an interactive whiteboard (IWB) is simply a fancy presentation tool. Great things: It allows you to get out from behind a desk when teaching your class It usually comes with interactive presentation software which you can use to

50+ Lesson Ideas for The Chrome Music Lab

By |2018-09-18T14:25:55+00:00September 14th, 2018|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Interactive Whiteboards, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas|

What is the Chrome Music Lab? About the Chrome Music Lab The Chrome Music Lab (CML) - created by Google in 2016 - is a fantastic online resource for music teachers and students.  It’s simple to use and its main aim is to allow visitors to explore sound and create with sound.   The Chrome

Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2018-19

By |2018-09-18T14:25:58+00:00July 18th, 2018|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Interactive Whiteboards|

  Free Ebook: Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2018-19 Each year I put together a list of free music tech resources - websites, software and more - that you can use in your music classroom. It all began with a workshop I ran in 2009 titled Music Technology On A Shoestring.  In 2012 I

MTT37 Lesson Ideas For Incredibox – Beatboxing, Ostinati, Form and Listening

By |2018-10-23T09:09:59+00:00October 26th, 2017|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Interactive Whiteboards, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|

  In this episode I share some ideas for using the free interactive music website Incredibox.   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Resources and links mentioned Links Incredibox website Incredibox iPad app link My free Incredibox lesson plan - Beatboxing Basics  Using Incredibox To Introduce Remixing

MTT33 Interactive music posters, word walls and brainstorming with Padlet

By |2018-09-18T14:26:26+00:00September 27th, 2017|Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Interactive Whiteboards, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|

In this episode   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Resources and links mentioned About Padlet Padlet website Introduction to Padlet video 30 creative ways to use Padlet for teachers and students 5 Ideas For Using Padlet in the Classroom Padlet in the Classroom Example Padlets: Ways

MTT29: Soundtrap: The Online Studio with Vanja Steinholz

By |2018-09-18T14:26:32+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Chromebooks, Interactive Whiteboards, iPads, Macs and PCs, Podcast|

In this episode Vanja Steinholz is a freelance musician, a songwriting and music production teacher and the Business Developer at Soundtrap in Stockholm. She chats to me about audio recording collaboration using the online studio Soundtrap.   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Resources and links mentioned

Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2017

By |2018-09-18T14:28:13+00:00July 18th, 2017|Interactive Whiteboards, Teacher Tech Tips|

  Free Ebook: Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2017 Each year I put together a list of free music tech resources - websites, software and more - that you can use in your music classroom. It all began with a workshop I ran in 2009 titled Music Technology On A Shoestring.  In 2012 I

MTT23: Coding in the Music Classroom with Josh Emanuel

By |2018-09-18T14:28:21+00:00July 5th, 2017|Chromebooks, Interactive Whiteboards, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast|

In this episode: Middle school teacher Josh Emanuel from New York has been running engaging music and coding classes using Scratch software and the MaKey MaKey invention kit. Josh shares his lessons, student responses and some tips.   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): Resources and links mentioned

What In The World?? Unusual Musical Instruments [Free Music Lesson Plan]

By |2018-09-18T14:28:40+00:00June 15th, 2017|Elementary Ideas, Interactive Whiteboards, Middle and High School Ideas|

A listening and observation lesson - using Youtube videos There are some truly amazing videos of crazy, weird, unusual and wacky instruments on Youtube that are perfect for showing students in class. This lesson is adaptable - there are a set of questions for students to answer (individually or as a group) and you can

5 Ways to Use PowerPoint to Make Your Singing Rehearsals More Effective

By |2018-09-18T14:28:45+00:00June 8th, 2017|Interactive Whiteboards, Teacher Tech Tips|

Guest author: Elisa Jones This article has been written by a guest author.  If you’re an educator or music industry professional who is interested in contributing an article to the Midnight Music blog, you can apply here.   Welcome to another blog post written by a guest author.  The author of today’s article is Elisa