iPads

Tech tips, lessons, apps and websites for using iPads in music education

5 Note Naming Apps That Students Love!

By |2019-05-03T19:11:50+10:00April 11th, 2019|Elementary Ideas, iPads, Middle and High School Ideas|

5 of the best note naming apps What to consider There are lots of apps out there that will help students learn the notes of the staff, but I find myself coming back to the same ones over and over again. The best note reading apps have a range of options: you can choose levels,

MTT75: How to Record Your iPad Screen

By |2019-03-27T01:58:00+10:00March 27th, 2019|iPads, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): Learn how you can make your own iPad video tutorials for students by using the inbuilt screen record function in this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast. Links mentioned Submit your listener question! Do you have a music tech question you’d

Apps For Music Teachers: What can I use instead of MadPad? Introducing Samplebot!

By |2018-12-05T17:58:00+10:00November 29th, 2018|Elementary Ideas, iPads, Middle and High School Ideas|

Apps for Music Teachers: new video series Welcome to the first video in a new series called Apps for Music Teachers.  The Apps for Music Teachers series will introduce you to a range of "apps" - be they iPad or tablet apps OR apps that work in your browser, or even on your laptop and desktop

MTT70: Book Reviews and Collaborative Composing with Katie Miller

By |2018-11-04T03:27:57+10:00October 23rd, 2018|iPads, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Katie Miller, a K-5 music teacher at Hadfield School in Wisconsin, has had some great success running tech-based projects with her elementary students. Recent favourites include digital book reviews in which she showed students how to create soundtracks using GarageBand and

How Do I Get Started With iPads In Music Education? [Free Guide]

By |2018-10-03T10:02:51+10:00October 3rd, 2018|Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, iPads, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

So, I have this iPad Where do I start? So, you’ve been given some iPads to use in your music classroom...where do you start? Music teachers have been utilising iPads since they were first released in 2010. While many purchased their first iPad with a view to using it as a digital sheet music reading

MTT67: Create your own teaching resources with Christopher Russell part 2

By |2018-10-23T09:05:18+10:00September 18th, 2018|iPads, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): This is part 2 of my interview with middle school choir director Christopher Russell, from Oltman Middle School in Minnesota, who describes himself as a traditional-style music teacher who uses technology to support his program.   If you haven’t already listened to part

50+ Lesson Ideas for The Chrome Music Lab

By |2018-09-18T14:25:55+10:00September 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

MTT66: Create your own teaching resources with Christopher Russell part 1

By |2018-10-26T05:52:08+10:00September 12th, 2018|iPads, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): This is part one of two episodes in which I speak to middle school choir director Christopher Russell from Oltman Middle School in Minnesota. Chris is a great example of a traditional-style music teacher who uses technology to support his program.  Over

MTT60: The songwriting apps used by Charlie Puth, Sarah Aarons and Steve Lacy

By |2018-10-23T09:06:47+10:00July 16th, 2018|iPads, Podcast|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): Recently I gave a keynote speech for a music education conference with the theme Play, Create, Inspire. I loved this theme because it was simple to tie into what’s going on in music technology right now.   In the keynote speech I

5 Tips for Managing One to One iPads

By |2019-07-03T22:31:35+10:00May 28th, 2018|iPads, Teacher Tech Tips|

Guest author: Katherine Miller 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. In my first 12 years of teaching, the access to technology in my music room has been slowly

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