Lesson plans and ideas

Teaching ideas for using music technology in education

How To Create Spooky Music Using GarageBand for iPad

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:36+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|

8 ways to create spooky music sounds for soundscapes and storytelling I've been working hard on my upcoming ebook iPad Projects for the Music Classroom and wanted to share a little taster project with you. This is a simple project involving the GarageBand app and it's suitable for the music classroom and also for the [...]

Sharing Music Tech Classroom Ideas Part 2: USA – Middle and High School

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:39+00:00 April 4th, 2012|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|

Earlier, I wrote about some Australian teachers who were sharing their music technology classroom projects and observations online. In this second part, we take a look at just some of teachers in the United States who are sharing their middle school and high school music technology projects online. Wayne Splettstoeszer Wayne Splettstoeszer's music technology program [...]

An Intro To Film Scoring: Same Scene 5 Ways

By | 2017-02-23T15:19:39+00:00 June 8th, 2011|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips|

  Updated September 2016 to include student worksheet download (see below)   I've been running a number of film scoring workshops lately and have been on the lookout for a video that shows the same scene with different styles of music which I can use as a starting point for discussing the effect of music [...]