Welcome to the Music Tech Teacher Podcast!

Practical, actionable music technology tips and lesson ideas for music teachers – all in a podcast 🙂 

The Music Tech Teacher podcast is a show especially for music teachers who’d like practical tips for using technology in music education.

Hosted by Katie Wardrobe from Midnight Music, each episode features tips, and lesson plans, ideas and tutorials from the show’s host – an experienced music technology in education trainer, speaker and consultant. There are also regular interviews with real teachers who use technology in creative and productive ways.


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On that page you can listen to the show, find out more information and see all the links and resources mentioned during the episode.


24  Nov  2020MTT123: 10 Useful Chrome ExtensionsDownload
17  Nov  2020MTT122: Engage Your Music Students with Digital BadgingDownload
09  Nov  2020MTT121: Two Free Rhythm Reading Tech ToolsDownload
26  Oct  2020MTT120: Tips for Setting up your Workspace at Home with Barbara FreedmanDownload
11  Oct  2020MTT119: Using Technology With Elementary Approaches with Amy BurnsDownload
24  Sep  2020MTT118: Using Wakelet for Digital Portfolios and Assignments in Music Education with Kath McGrealDownload
15  Sep  2020MTT117: MusicEDU Programs for Middle and High School Students with Kate HargreavesDownload
08  Sep  2020MTT116: Teaching Remotely The Second Time Around With Aileen MiracleDownload
01  Sep  2020MTT115: Music Preparation with Philip RothmanDownload
25  Aug  2020MTT114: Adapting The Band And Orchestra Program To A Blended Learning Modelling with Thomas WestDownload
18  Aug  2020MTT113: Tips for Returning To School In A Changing Environment with Shawna LongoDownload
04  Aug  2020MTT112: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 4: Digital JigsawsDownload
09  Jun  2020MTT111: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 3: Word SearchDownload
02  Jun  2020MTT110: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 2: CrosswordsDownload
26  May  2020MTT109: DIY Music Puzzles and Games Part 1: BingoDownload
19  May  2020MTT108: Making Teaching Videos with the Flipgrid CameraDownload
14  May  2020MTT107: Using Choice Boards in Music EducationDownload
05  May  2020MTT106: 3 ways you can create a Music Video to Celebrate Your Student EnsemblesDownload
17  Mar  2020MTT105: Tips for creating effective teaching videos that your students will WANT to watchDownload
11  Mar  2020MTT104: Teaching online due to school closures? Here are the 5 Tech Tools you Should ConsiderDownload
25  Feb  2020MTT103: 6 Fun Student Assignments Using CanvaDownload
11  Feb  2020MTT102: 12 Canva Project Ideas For TeachersDownload
05  Feb  2020MTT101: How To Use Canva To Create Beautiful Teaching ResourcesDownload
27  Dec  2019MTT100: Celebrating 100 Episodes and The Year That WasDownload
17  Dec  2019MTT99: How to Create Escape Rooms in Music EducationDownload
10  Dec  2019How To Make Soundwave ArtDownload
02  Dec  2019MTT97: Inclusive Music Making with Phil HeeleyDownload
19  Nov  2019MTT96: Creating Sound Stories with Special Needs Students feat. Alex Rees from Visible MusicDownload
12  Nov  2019MTT95: Music Tech Apps for Special Needs StudentsDownload
05  Nov  2019MTT94: How to Use Templates to Stay Productive as a Music TeacherDownload
29  Oct  2019MTT93: How to Find and Use Productive Pockets Of Time in Your DayDownload
08  Oct  2019MTT92: How To Organise All Your Digital ResourcesDownload
02  Oct  2019MTT91: 5 Google Calendar Tips That Will Make You More ProductiveDownload
25  Sep  2019MTT90: 3 Effective Digital Portfolio Options For Your Music StudentsDownload
17  Sep  2019MTT89: The 2 Software Applications All Music Teachers Should KnowDownload
10  Sep  2019MTT88: Best Microphone Options for Music TeachersDownload
04  Sep  2019MTT87: What’s the Difference Between Audio and MIDI Files? Everything You Need to KnowDownload
19  Aug  2019MTT86: My Favorite 3 Free Non-Music Tech ResourcesDownload
06  Aug  2019MTT85: Free Sound Effects For Your Music Tech ProjectsDownload
30  Jul  2019MTT84: What’s New in the Ultimate Guide To Free Music Tech Resources 2019/20Download
23  Jul  2019MTT83: How to Create Awesome Teaching Resources using PowerPoint, Keynote or SlidesDownload
17  Jul  2019MTT82: Must-Read Music Tech Books for the HolidaysDownload
11  Jul  2019MTT81: Free Music Tech Professional Development Opportunities for TeachersDownload
09  Jul  2019MTT80: What I Learnt at ISTE 2019Download
24  Jun  2019MTT79: Must-Have Music Accessories For Your iPadDownload
12  Jun  2019MTT78: 5 Ways to Collect Your Student GarageBand iPad Files For AssessmentDownload
07  Jun  2019MTT77: Music Tech News and UpdatesDownload
02  Apr  2019MTT76: Quick Free Screen Recordings with LoomDownload
26  Mar  2019MTT75: How to Record Your iPad ScreenDownload
18  Mar  2019MTT74: Ninja Shortcuts for YoutubeDownload
12  Nov  2018MTT73: Create Music on Any Device for Free with BandlabDownload
06  Nov  2018MTT72: Arrange and Sell Sheet Music Legally with Noteflight MarketplaceDownload
29  Oct  2018MTT71: Supercharge Your Practice Sessions with ModacityDownload
22  Oct  2018MTT70: Book Reviews and Collaborative Composing with Katie MillerDownload
17  Oct  2018MTT69: How to Make Lyric Videos Using Powerpoint or KeynoteDownload
24  Sep  2018MTT68: How to Write an Online Course with Shawna LongoDownload
17  Sep  2018MTT67: Create your own teaching resources with Christopher Russell part 2Download
11  Sep  2018MTT66: Create your own teaching resources with Christopher Russell part 1Download
03  Sep  2018MTT65: The Innovative Music Tech Teaching Space with Brad Fuller part 2Download
30  Aug  2018MTT64: The Innovative Music Tech Teaching Space with Brad Fuller part 1Download
12  Aug  2018MTT63: Publishing Your Own Music Education Resources with Deborah SmithDownload
05  Aug  2018MTT62: Dorico Notation Software with Daniel SpreadburyDownload
22  Jul  2018MTT61: Remix Projects for Year 7-10 Students with David BennettDownload
15  Jul  2018MTT60: The songwriting apps used by Charlie Puth, Sarah Aarons and Steve LacyDownload
09  Jul  2018MTT59: Tech Issues Happen To The Best Of UsDownload
18  Jun  2018MTT58: How to Make Multitrack VideosDownload
29  May  2018MTT57: A Music Tech Life with James FrankelDownload
25  May  2018MTT56: STEAM Lessons for Music Teachers with Shawna LongoDownload
15  May  2018MTT55: Getting it ALL done with Elisa Janson JonesDownload
07  May  2018MTT54: My top 5 productivity tips for busy teachersDownload
01  May  2018MTT53: Using Chromebooks in Ensemble Rehearsals with Shawna LongoDownload
23  Apr  2018MTT52 Adopting New Technology with Jenny ChapmanDownload
15  Apr  2018MTT51 Synths, Scratch and Virtual Choirs with Zach GatesDownload
08  Apr  2018MTT50: 10 tech things that are working for me right nowDownload
04  Apr  2018MTT49 Vinyl, Music and Art with Martin EmoDownload
15  Mar  2018MTT48 Using Music Technology Centers with Carole CormanDownload
23  Feb  2018MTT47 How to create a visual display that includes audio & video files (part 2)Download
31  Jan  2018MTT46 How to create a visual display that includes audio & video files (part 1)Download
23  Jan  2018MTT45 How to organise your tech gear so you don’t go nutsDownload
16  Jan  2018MTT44 The 5 Essential Skills To Learn To Create Multimedia Worksheets & PresentationsDownload
07  Jan  2018MTT43 – 22 Ways To Use GarageBand or Soundtrap in Music Education – part 2Download
14  Dec  2017MTT 42 – 22 Ways To Use GarageBand or Soundtrap in Music Education – part 1Download
30  Nov  2017MTT41 Improving Musicality with Christopher SuttonDownload
16  Nov  2017MTT40 The Tech-Savvy Band Director with David BielDownload
10  Nov  2017MTT39 Basic Audio Editing Skills Every Music Teacher Should LearnDownload
31  Oct  2017MTT38 Music Tech Advice From Teachers Around The WorldDownload
26  Oct  2017MTT37 Lesson Ideas For Incredibox – Beatboxing, Ostinati, Form and ListeningDownload
19  Oct  2017MTT36: Using Technology To Unlock Musical Creativity with Dr. Scott WatsonDownload
10  Oct  2017MTT35: Multiply The Teacher By Utilising Video with Gary HeimbauerDownload
04  Oct  2017MTT34: Best 10 iPad apps for your music class studentsDownload
27  Sep  2017MTT33 Interactive music posters, word walls and brainstorming with PadletDownload
20  Sep  2017MTT32: How to Start Your Own Music Education Blog or WebsiteDownload
13  Sep  2017MTT31: How to Find and Create Images for Your Worksheets and TpT ResourcesDownload
04  Sep  2017MTT30: How To Make Your Own Video TutorialsDownload
23  Aug  2017MTT29: Soundtrap: The Online Studio with Vanja SteinholzDownload
09  Aug  2017MTT 28: Teaching Music In An Exclusively Digital School with Matt FerranteDownload
03  Aug  2017MTT27: Best Free Music Tech Resources 2017Download
27  Jul  2017MTT26: Student-Centered Learning in Choir using Chromebooks and iPads with Karla McClainDownload
19  Jul  2017MTT25 – Helping teens find identity through musical creativity with Richard McCreadyDownload
11  Jul  2017MTT24: Composing Movie Soundtracks – Your Questions AnsweredDownload
05  Jul  2017MTT23: Coding in the Music Classroom with Josh EmmanuelDownload
26  Jun  2017MTT22: Project Based Learning and Using Video In Teaching with George HessDownload
22  Jun  2017MTT21: Speed up student learning and assessment with SmartmusicDownload
14  Jun  2017MTT20: Using Technology for Creative Collaboration with Meredith AllenDownload
14  Jun  2017MTT20: Using Technology for Creative Collaboration with Meredith AllenDownload
07  Jun  2017MTT19: Teaching Music Through Composition with Barbara FreedmanDownload
23  May  2017MTT18: Collaboration, Assessment and Digital Portfolios in Elementary Music – with Amy BurnsDownload
16  May  2017MTT17: 7 Easy Ways To Survive Technology In Your Music ClassroomDownload
10  May  2017MTT16: Creative composition projects using music technologyDownload
02  May  2017MTT15: Tips from a tech-savvy piano teacher with Tim TophamDownload
20  Apr  2017MTT14: How technology has revolutionised the way I arrange musicDownload
11  Apr  2017MTT13: Best notation apps and software for music educatorsDownload
05  Apr  2017MTT12: Where To Find Free Sheet MusicDownload
29  Mar  2017MTT11: From Technophobe to Tech “Expert”Download
23  Mar  2017MTT10: Free NASA sounds and how to use them in music educationDownload
16  Mar  2017MTT09: Recording school kids – why, how, where and what to useDownload
08  Mar  2017MTT08: Productivity Tips For Music Teachers Part BDownload
28  Feb  2017MTT07: Productivity Tips For Music Teachers Part ADownload
14  Feb  2017MTT06: 15 ways to use a single computer in the music classroomDownload
06  Feb  2017MTT05: How to scan sheet musicDownload
30  Jan  2017MTT04: 19 Ways To Use A Single iPad in the Music ClassroomDownload
20  Jan  2017MTT03: 4 Fun formative assessment tools for music educatorsDownload
20  Jan  2017MTT02: How I arranged a song using only my iPhoneDownload
19  Jan  2017MTT01: Learning on-the-go – why I love podcastsDownload
11  Jan  2017MTT00: Introducing the Music Tech Teacher PodcastDownload