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Tech tips for music teachers

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

12 Ways to “Jam” with Your Students using Google Jamboards

By |2020-10-10T05:01:58+11:00October 10th, 2020|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by Katherine Miller. My school, like many around the world, almost exclusively uses Google for Education. From delivering instruction using Slides and YouTube to Classroom in order to collect individual work from students, even our smallest learners are able to log into their Google accounts and navigate their device throughout

3 Simple Steps to Digital Badging in Music Education

By |2020-09-26T07:00:09+10:00September 26th, 2020|Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by Katherine Miller and Alison Capelle. Many of us are getting a second chance at rethinking how music education can look and sound as we head into the school year. Last spring provided us with virtually no time to have a good plan. Now, we can look back and learn

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

5 Tips for Getting Started with Technology Integration in Music

By |2020-09-19T05:32:30+10:00September 19th, 2020|Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by Katherine Miller and Alison Capelle. There is a difference between seeing the possibilities of integrating technology into your classroom and actually doing it!  Many innovators and early adopters of technology integration can make the task seem daunting. We were early technology adopters, however we would not consider ourselves technology

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

6 Tips for Finding the Answer To Any Music Tech Question

By |2020-09-12T05:01:39+10:00September 12th, 2020|Teacher Tech Tips|

I need music tech help!  As you can imagine, I receive A LOT of music tech questions.  Every day.  Hundreds of them in fact. In the early days of running my business I answered every single one. Unfortunately, there came a time when I simply couldn’t keep up and I needed to spend my time

MTT116: Teaching Remotely The Second Time Around With Aileen Miracle

By |2020-09-09T06:48:17+10:00September 9th, 2020|Elementary Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

This episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast features Aileen Miracle of Mrs. Miracle’s Music Room.  Aileen talks about teaching elementary music remotely - what worked and what didn’t work the first time around and what her plans are for the 2020-2021 school year.  She also shares some of her favourite tech tools

Complete Guide to Zoom Audio Settings for Music Teachers

By |2020-09-05T05:15:57+10:00September 5th, 2020|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Teacher Tech Tips|

Intro When using Zoom to run music classes, there are a few settings you can adjust to enhance the experience for you and your students.   Here is a summary of the settings you should consider. First check for updates Check that Zoom is updated to the latest version: Click on your profile pictureSelect Check for

MTT115: Music Preparation with Philip Rothman

By |2020-09-02T04:23:34+10:00September 2nd, 2020|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I speak with Philip Rothman from NYC Music Services - a music preparation business based in - you guessed it - New York. Philip and I discuss his use of notation software and the ever-changing technology landscape. Links and resources Scoring Notes website Scoring Notes

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