Music Technology Resources

General music technology in education articles, advice, news and resources

Songwriting with Young Teenagers: Then and Now

By | 2017-10-13T00:35:57+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources|

Guest author: Alan Cameron 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 Alan Cameron [...]

MTT35: Multiply The Teacher By Utilising Video with Gary Heimbauer

By | 2017-10-11T09:50:38+00:00 October 11th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  Gary Heimbauer is a music tech superstar who uses video to increase his reach as a teacher and to differentiate learning in his classes.  Learn why it’s important to “just get started” and how you can do that using tools and resources you probably already own.   Listen to the episode here (or on [...]

MTT34: Best 10 iPad apps for your music class students

By | 2017-10-04T12:16:07+00:00 October 4th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I share several music apps for the iPad, which will be useful in your general music classrooms. These are great for both elementary and middle school ages. I recommend that you start with just a few apps, learn them really well so you can use them in [...]

MTT33 Interactive music posters, word walls and brainstorming with Padlet

By | 2017-09-27T13:56:50+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Technology Resources, 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 [...]

MTT32: How to Start Your Own Music Education Blog or Website

By | 2017-09-20T17:50:05+00:00 September 20th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

In this episode Have you ever wanted to start your own music education blog? Create a supporting website for your Teachers Pay Teachers store?  Or perhaps you’ve seen other teachers publish and share assignments with their students on a special website and you’d like to explore something similar? This episode will cover a few website [...]

Creating In Context: Using Repertoire and Music Literacy Concepts To Create With Technology

By | 2017-09-14T09:07:59+00:00 September 14th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources|

  Guest author: Karla McClain 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 Karla [...]

MTT31: How to Find and Create Images for Your Worksheets and TpT Resources

By | 2017-09-13T10:20:08+00:00 September 13th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

In this episode Over the past few years my need for high quality, interesting and captivating images has increased. Today I share tips for finding and editing great images that you can use in your own presentations, worksheets, newsletters, printable resources and Teachers Pay Teachers resources.   Listen to the episode here (or on your [...]

MTT30: How To Make Your Own Video Tutorials

By | 2017-09-04T21:25:41+00:00 September 4th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

 In this episode Why are video tutorials awesome and what can you use them for? What are the educational applications and how do you create them? I’ll answer these questions and also talk about the equipment and software needed (you probably already have it!). Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): [...]

MTT29: Soundtrap: The Online Studio with Vanja Steinholz

By | 2017-08-23T15:09:46+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, 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 [...]

9 Interactive Google Doodles You Can Use In Your Music Classes

By | 2017-08-16T11:54:02+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources|

  Since 1998, Google has periodically decorated the company logo to celebrate notable events, anniversaries and historical figures and over the years more than 2000 Google Doodles have been created.   Early Google Doodles were simple illustrations, but over the years have become more complex, more frequent and best of all - more interactive.   In [...]