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Music Tech Teacher podcast episodes

MTT56: STEAM Lessons for Music Teachers with Shawna Longo

By |2018-10-23T09:07:38+10:00May 26th, 2018|Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, 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 |2018-10-23T09:07:44+10:00May 15th, 2018|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

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 |2018-10-23T09:07:50+10:00May 8th, 2018|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

  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 |2018-10-23T09:07:55+10:00May 1st, 2018|Chromebooks, Macs and PCs, 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 |2018-10-23T09:08:00+10:00April 24th, 2018|Elementary Ideas, 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 |2018-10-23T09:08:05+10:00April 16th, 2018|Chromebooks, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, 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 |2018-10-23T09:08:10+10:00April 9th, 2018|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

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 |2018-10-23T09:08:16+10:00April 5th, 2018|Middle and High School Ideas, 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 |2018-10-23T09:08:21+10:00March 16th, 2018|Elementary Ideas, 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 |2018-09-18T15:08:09+10:00February 23rd, 2018|Elementary Ideas, iPads, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

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