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Tech tips for music teachers

7 Frequently Asked Questions about Canva for Teachers, Answered

By |2020-02-08T05:51:06+11:00February 8th, 2020|Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Sarah Joncas Canva is a useful image creation tool for teachers. While it is pretty straightforward, there are some common questions that come up about using Canva for the classroom.  Is Canva free? Anyone can use a basic version of Canva for free, and

MTT101: How To Use Canva To Create Beautiful Teaching Resources

By |2020-02-06T00:22:21+11:00February 6th, 2020|Free and Low-Cost Tech, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, we’re talking about Canva, the online graphic design tool, and how to use it to create beautiful teaching resources for your classroom. Links and resources Join the waitlist: "Create Beautiful Teaching Resources, Fast" Online Course25+ Ways to Use Canva to Create Teaching Resources8 Creative

9 Cool Canva Tricks for Designing Teaching Resources For Educators

By |2020-02-01T01:20:20+11:00February 1st, 2020|Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Teacher Tech Tips|

If you haven’t noticed yet, I’ve been on a total Canva kick these past few weeks. I know I'm not the only one that can get endlessly lost in creating teaching resources for hours on end. Sometimes I go to create just one quick worksheet or poster and end up with 20 different design options

8 Creative Canva Projects You Can Do WITH Your Students in the Classroom

By |2020-02-01T01:22:17+11:00January 24th, 2020|Chromebooks, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

The theme of this month and next month on this blog is all about creating teaching resources, but this week - we thought we’d do a fun twist and focus on projects that you can do using Canva WITH your students in the classroom. But first things first: if you’re not familiar with Canva, Canva

25+ Ways to Use Canva to Create Teaching Resources

By |2020-02-01T01:24:33+11:00January 18th, 2020|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

This is a guest post by one of our blog writers, Katherine Miller. Introduction Being a teacher encompasses so many different skills. Some skills are taught and practiced in our pre-service work while others we have to figure out once we are deep in the trenches of student learning.  One of the skills that didn’t

5 of the Best Free & Paid Tools for Creating Classroom Teaching Resources

By |2020-02-01T01:25:59+11:00January 11th, 2020|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

Anybody else secretly love making fancy teaching resources?  I can’t speak for everyone else but I could honestly spend hours getting lost in creating classroom resources such as worksheets, posters, graphic organizers and anything else I can come up with!  Here are some examples of things I’ve been able to create using these tools! Teddy

Our Top 10 Free Resources for Music Teachers – 2019 Edition

By |2019-12-28T02:38:57+11:00December 28th, 2019|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

Is it just me or did 2019 completely fly by? It seems like we were just ringing in the new year for 2019 and in the blink of an eye - here we are!  At the end of the year, I love to do short reflections on my personal highs and lows from the year

MTT100: Celebrating 100 Episodes and The Year That Was

By |2019-12-28T00:41:28+11:00December 28th, 2019|Chromebooks, Elementary Ideas, Free and Low-Cost Tech, Interactive Whiteboards, iPads, Macs and PCs, Middle and High School Ideas, Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|

We’ve reached episode 100! This year, Midnight Music: Published 38 blog postsReleased 25 podcast episodesHosted 12 free live music tech training sessionsWelcomed 100+ amazing members into the Midnight Music CommunityHad over 1,000 people sign up for Freebie Fridays on our Facebook page We'll talk about each of those things in more detail, starting

25+ Amazing Gifts for Music Teachers that They’ll Love

By |2019-11-30T09:24:48+11:00November 30th, 2019|Teacher Tech Tips|

Looking for a gift for a music teacher that you love… or are you a music teacher that’s looking for some fun gift options to add to your wishlist for your birthday or the holidays? We’ve got some fabulous gift options ranging from shirts to dresses to accessories and laptop decal and more for you

MTT94: How to Use Templates to Stay Productive as a Music Teacher

By |2019-11-06T00:20:50+11:00November 6th, 2019|Elementary Ideas, Middle and High School Ideas, Teacher Tech Tips|

Today’s episode is the final one in our productivity series and it’s all about templates. I love templates for many reasons and they can truly increase your productivity! I share the benefits of using templates, some ideas for places you can incorporate templates into your everyday life and give some tips on how