Podcast

Music Tech Teacher podcast episodes and announcements

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

By |2018-07-12T07:28:33+00:00July 16th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Music Technology Resources, 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 [...]

MTT59: Tech Issues Happen To The Best Of Us

By |2018-07-10T07:29:24+00:00July 10th, 2018|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Tech issues happen to the best of us - me included.   In the past few weeks I’ve had not one, but TWO major tech issues - both of which were beyond my control.  I managed to get through them (just!) [...]

MTT58: How to Make Multitrack Videos

By |2018-06-19T09:06:53+00:00June 19th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Lately I’ve been preparing a keynote speech for a music education conference with the theme Play, Create, Inspire. It’s an easy theme to tie into music technology because there are so many cool, inspiring things going on right now.     [...]

MTT57: A Music Tech Life with James Frankel

By |2018-05-30T00:51:29+00:00May 30th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Dr Jim Frankel is the Director of MusicFirst and the Head of Digital Education for the Music Sales Group. He is also on the faculty of Teachers College at Columbia University where he runs courses in Music Technology in Education. [...]

MTT56: STEAM Lessons for Music Teachers with Shawna Longo

By |2018-05-26T03:59:18+00:00May 26th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Shawna Longo - the Music Educator, STEAM Facilitator and Arts Integration Specialist at Hopatcong Borough Schools in New Jersey - was my guest on episode 53 of the Music Tech Teacher podcast but she’s back to chat about STEAM lessons [...]

MTT55: Getting it ALL done with Elisa Janson Jones

By |2018-05-15T10:36:54+00:00May 15th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

In just a few weeks the first International Music Education Summit will take place.  It’s a 3-day conference which is purely online - there’s no travel involved, no hotel accommodation to pay for and you can “attend” in your PJs. Founder of IMES Elisa Janson Jones tells me why she decided to launch the event [...]

MTT54: My top 5 productivity tips for busy teachers

By |2018-05-08T08:04:04+00:00May 8th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   A while ago I asked members of my email newsletter list to suggest topics for upcoming podcast episodes.  If you would like to nominate something, there is a link below to the place where you can let me know any [...]

MTT53: Using Chromebooks in Ensemble Rehearsals with Shawna Longo

By |2018-05-01T22:51:18+00:00May 1st, 2018|Chromebooks and BYOD, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

Shawna Longo is the Music Educator, STEAM Facilitator and Arts Integration Specialist at Hopatcong Borough Schools.  She teaches General music technology classes to grades 6-8 students, has established makerspaces as part of the STEAM initiative at her school, she serves on numerous committees and presents professional development workshops to other educators in her district.   [...]

MTT52 Adopting New Technology with Jenny Chapman

By |2018-04-25T00:23:50+00:00April 24th, 2018|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

Today my guest is Jenny Chapman, who is the Junior School Music Co-ordinator at St John's Grammar in Belair, South Australia, which is in the beautiful Adelaide Hills.  She teaches students from the Early Learning Centre, through to year 6. In 2017, Jenny’s school made the decision to switch from Macs to Surface Pros, so [...]

MTT51 Synths, Scratch and Virtual Choirs with Zach Gates

By |2018-04-12T03:47:24+00:00April 16th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

In this episode I catch up with Zachary Gates - a young music teacher I met at the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) convention that I attended in February this year.  Although Zach has only been teaching for a couple of years, he presented some interesting and innovative technology ideas at the convention. You can [...]