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Staff Wars Game: Free Printable Score Cards

Staff Wars Game: Free Printable Score Cards

Posted on May 22nd, 2015 in Free, Music Tech Tips.

Free note identification game for all platforms and devices With its Star Wars-style space theme, Staff Wars has long been a favourite note identification game of music teachers around the world. Even though I’ve been using it in workshops and conference presentations – since 2009 I think (!!) – there are still teachers who are […]

18 Ways To Use A Single iPad In The Music Classroom

18 Ways To Use A Single iPad In The Music Classroom

Posted on April 15th, 2015 in iPads, Music Tech Tips.

18 Ways To Use A Single iPad In The Music Classroom Even if you have only one iPad (your own!) there are still lots of ways you can use it with your students, especially if you can plug it into a data projector and speakers. Here are 18 ideas: 1. Practice note names Use an […]

Reader question: How do I get videos off my iPad? And what do I do with them next?

Reader question: How do I get videos off my iPad? And what do I do with them next?

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 in iPads, Music Tech Tips.

How do I get videos off my iPad? A few weeks ago I asked you all what you were struggling with and some fantastic questions came through (and not one of them was “dumb”!). I’m going to start answering each one as best I can in a blog post. (You can still add your questions […]

The Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2015

The Ultimate Free Music Tech Resources Guide 2015

Posted on February 9th, 2015 in Free, Music Tech Tips.

Free Music Technology Education Resources – Updated for 2015 Each year I revise my Ultimate Free Music Technology Resources Guide and yesterday I finished this year’s version. Many of the resources in the guide are unchanged, but some have undergone updates and a couple have even disappeared altogether (bye bye iNudge ). This is the […]

The 8 Most Popular iPads In Music Education Articles of 2014

The 8 Most Popular iPads In Music Education Articles of 2014

Posted on January 30th, 2015 in iPads, Music Tech Tips.

The 8 Most Popular iPads In Music Education Articles of 2014 In early January, I shared the list of my 10 most popular music tech articles for 2014. Although the list covered a range of topics, and I wanted to also take a look at the most popular iPad-specific articles for the year. Three of […]

What are you struggling with right now? “Silly” and “dumb” questions invited!

What are you struggling with right now? “Silly” and “dumb” questions invited!

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 in Music Tech Tips.

Do you have a music technology question or struggle? The start of a new year is always motivational for me – it’s a time to reflect on the previous year, set goals and look ahead to the exciting thing to come. Here in Australia, this time of year is all about the beach, staying cool […]

The Top 10 Music Technology Posts in 2014

The Top 10 Music Technology Posts in 2014

Posted on January 6th, 2015 in Music Tech Tips.

Happy New Year! Each year at this time I take a look through my website stats to see which were the most popular posts during the year that just ended. I wasn’t too surprised by the results – the most popular posts were the ones that were shared heavily on Facebook and Pinterest (thank you […]

Instruments of the Orchestra: A Monster Collection of Links for Music Teachers

Instruments of the Orchestra: A Monster Collection of Links for Music Teachers

Posted on December 12th, 2014 in Music Tech Tips.

Unit: Instruments of the Orchestra A unit about the instruments of the orchestra is frequently included in music education curricula around the world and there are lots of free resources online to help you introduce or expand upon the topic. Here are some of the links that I have found over the years. How orchestral […]

The 7 Time-Saving Tools That Have Changed My Life

The 7 Time-Saving Tools That Have Changed My Life

Posted on November 27th, 2014 in Music Tech Tips.

Why it can be good to get off-topic Last week I ran my 15th workshop for the year for the Association of Music Educators in Victoria. It was a Flipped Classroom and Digital Portfolios in Music Education workshop and somehow I ended up talking about some life-changing productivity tools that I could not live without […]

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