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Music Tech Teacher podcast episodes and announcements

MTT44 The 5 Essential Skills To Learn To Create Multimedia Worksheets & Presentations

By | 2018-01-17T08:33:35+00:00 January 17th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

There are lots and lots of ready-made music education worksheets, Powerpoint files and interactive whiteboard resources available for purchase or free download if you look hard enough online. But what about those times when you want to create something from scratch yourself? Maybe you can’t find an existing file that meets your needs. Or perhaps [...]

MTT43 – 22 Ways To Use GarageBand or Soundtrap in Music Education – part 2

By | 2018-01-08T09:41:53+00:00 January 8th, 2018|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  Lesson ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap - part 2 In part 2 of this series, I share some intermediate and advanced lesson ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap with your music students In this podcast episode I cover: How to get started with using GarageBand or Soundtrap with your students How to decide [...]

MTT 42 – 22 Ways To Use GarageBand or Soundtrap in Music Education – part 1

By | 2018-01-05T10:43:45+00:00 December 14th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  I need some ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap! Almost every day I see a music teacher post on Facebook asking for ideas for using GarageBand or Soundtrap with their students.  Most teachers are keen to use GarageBand or Soundtrap in a meaningful way and want lesson ideas that will teach musical concepts. In [...]

MTT41 Improving Musicality with Christopher Sutton

By | 2017-11-30T12:48:49+00:00 November 30th, 2017|How-To and Tips, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

In this episode I talk with Christopher Sutton - a musician who discovered a fascination for ear-training quite some time into his own personal journey as a musician. Realising that there many other people who also need help developing their inner musician, he created an online community and learning environment called Musical U and his [...]

MTT40 The Tech-Savvy Band Director with David Biel

By | 2017-11-17T10:42:19+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

In this episode I talk with David Biel, Director of Bands at Heritage Middle School in Lubbock, Texas.  He also has his own podcast, Beyond The Clef.  David shares some of the tech tools he uses to run his band rehearsals more effectively and we chat about how and why he started his own podcast.   Listen [...]

MTT39 Basic Audio Editing Skills Every Music Teacher Should Learn

By | 2017-11-10T11:32:50+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  Today’s episode is a mini-training. I talk about basic audio editing skills every music teacher should learn and teach you the essentials right here on the podcast.   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app): Links & Resources Mentioned Download Audacity (Mac or PC) Audacity Tips for Music [...]

MTT38 Music Tech Advice From Teachers Around The World

By | 2017-11-01T09:14:14+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Music Tech Tips, Podcast|

  I recently posted the following question on Facebook: “What’s one piece of tech-related advice you would give to another teacher?”. Teachers from all over the world contributed ideas and shared tips.  The responses were so good that I decided to dedicate a whole episode to the topic and share the advice with you here. [...]

MTT37 Lesson Ideas For Incredibox – Beatboxing, Ostinati, Form and Listening

By | 2017-10-26T12:15:29+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Lesson plans and ideas, Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  In this episode I share some ideas for using the free interactive music website Incredibox.   Listen to the episode here (or on your favourite podcast app):   Resources and links mentioned Links Incredibox website Incredibox iPad app link My free Incredibox lesson plan - Beatboxing Basics  Using Incredibox To Introduce Remixing [...]

MTT36: Using Technology To Unlock Musical Creativity with Dr. Scott Watson

By | 2017-10-22T03:57:29+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Music Tech Tips, Music Technology Resources, Podcast|

  Dr. Scott Watson has been incorporating technology into his music teaching for many years and takes a project-based learning approach when it comes to creative music assignments with his elective students.  He also uses technology on a daily basis for his own composition work.  Scott and I talk about how he got started with [...]

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 [...]