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MTT126: How to make simple playalong videos with Google Slides and Loom

By |2021-04-07T09:08:10+10:00March 19th, 2021|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Back in January I launched a new course inside my Midnight Music Community called Video Creation for Music Teachers. In the 5-module course, two of the modules cover methods for creating playalong videos. The first technique is a simple one - using Google Slides (or Powerpoint) and the screenrecording tool Loom - and

MTT125: Music Tech Tips and Tools Shared By Listeners

By |2021-03-20T04:32:24+11:00March 10th, 2021|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Intro/Description Today’s episode is a special one - because it includes music tech tips and recommendations from you - the listeners of the podcast!  Music teachers were invited to record a short video on a Flipgrid topic that I set up late last year.  There are around 19 tips altogether and if you

MTT124: Creating Playalong Videos with Cameron Moten of Elementary Groove Tracks

By |2020-12-15T06:31:09+11:00December 15th, 2020|Elementary Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Today I’m excited to bring you an interview with Cameron Moten of Elementary Groove Tracks. Cameron makes excellent, high quality playalong videos for elementary students and they have become VERY popular with teachers, especially over the past few months while many have been working remotely, in a hybrid situation, on a cart or

MTT123: 10 Useful Chrome Extensions

By |2020-11-25T09:06:53+11:00November 25th, 2020|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Chrome browser extensions can add functionality, allow you to access tech tools and features and increase your productivity. Here are 10 of my most frequently used Chrome extensions. Are your favourites on the list? 10 Useful Chrome Extensions:  LoomLastpassBitmojiColorzillaGiphyCustom CursorYiNoteKamiTab ResizeTranspose Other links and resources Sign up for our December webinar: https://midnightmusic.com.au/freewebinarVideo Creation

MTT122: Engage Your Music Students with Digital Badging

By |2020-11-18T02:03:34+11:00November 18th, 2020|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

In this episode, I’m going to talk about digital badging in the music classroom. Digital badging is something you might want to consider if you’re interested in increasing engagement with your students. I know many of you have struggled with that this year - particularly when teaching remotely. Links and resources: Watch the

MTT121: Two Free Rhythm Reading Tech Tools

By |2020-11-10T03:50:50+11:00November 10th, 2020|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

In this episode, I have two free rhythm reading tech tools to share with you - both of which were included in my Ultimate Guide To Free Music Tech Resources which is published once a year. Links and resources: Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2020/21Note image generator The Rhythm RandomizerThe Rhythm TrainerGroove Pizza Coming

MTT120: Tips for Setting up your Workspace at Home with Barbara Freedman

By |2020-10-26T23:48:13+11:00October 26th, 2020|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

In this episode I talk with my good friend Barbara Freedman - author of Teaching Music Through Composition - A Curriculum Using Technology (published by Oxford University Press) and all-round music technology legend - about setting up your workspace and leveling up the gear you use to deliver your lessons and create teaching

MTT119: Using Technology With Elementary Approaches with Amy Burns

By |2020-10-12T00:59:11+11:00October 12th, 2020|Elementary Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I chat to Amy Burns - an elementary music teacher from New Jersey who also happens to be a well-known music tech expert. In the last episode I also announced that Amy has just come on board as the Midnight Music Community Coordinator and

MTT118: Using Wakelet for Digital Portfolios and Assignments in Music Education with Kath McGreal

By |2020-09-25T05:02:16+10:00September 25th, 2020|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I’m sharing a conversation I had with one of my Midnight Music Community members, Kath McGreal. I invited Kath on the podcast to talk about her use of Wakelet with her music students. Wakelet is a free digital curation tool that allows you to

MTT117: MusicEDU Programs for Middle and High School Students with Kate Hargreaves

By |2020-09-16T02:13:58+10:00September 16th, 2020|Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

Kate Hargreaves runs MusicEDU - an Australian education tech business that focuses on creating e-learning curriculum for students in years 6 - 10 both in and out of the music classroom. Kate and I discuss the four programs she has on offer: Keyboard Evolution, Studio Sessions, Trackformers and Game Composer.  We also talk

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