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Music Tech Teacher podcast episodes and announcements

MTT56: STEAM Lessons for Music Teachers with Shawna Longo

By | 2018-05-26T03:59:18+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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 [...]

MTT50: 10 tech things that are working for me right now

By | 2018-04-12T04:59:18+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

We made it to episode 50! I’m celebrating this milestone by talking about 10 tech things that are working for me right now. I’ve been using some of these things for a long time (and still love them!) and others are relatively new, but they all have one thing in common: they make me excited [...]

MTT49 Vinyl, Music and Art with Martin Emo

By | 2018-04-05T08:37:01+00:00 April 5th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

Martin Emo is a New Zealand based teacher who is Head of Performing Arts and Teacher in Charge of Music at Waimea College.  He’s currently on study leave for 12 months to complete his Masters in Education majoring in Elearning. Martin is also working with me as Midnight Music Community Liaison - he helps members [...]

MTT48 Using Music Technology Centers with Carole Corman

By | 2018-03-16T04:09:57+00:00 March 16th, 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):   Back at the end of January on my Midnight Music Facebook page, I posted a question which was: “What music tech projects are you currently working on in the classroom?”   Carole Corman - a teacher from Canada - commented [...]

MTT47 How to create a visual display that includes audio & video files (part 2)

By | 2018-02-23T12:28:40+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

Capture your students’ musical creativity and share it with your school community by creating an interactive display.  In this episode - part two of a two-part series - I talk about the ways you can use augmented reality via the HP Reveal app (formerly known as Aurasma) to add a Harry Potter-style video element to [...]