Public Attitudes Toward Public Schools And Using Pinterest For Curating Music Ed. Ideas

I came across two very interesting projects that a few of my students at the college had completed using various Web 2.0 Resources and wanted to share them with everyone.

For an “issues in education” class two of my music education students, Anna Hussey and Carrie Doak, created a fantastic Prezi: “Betting on teachers: The 43rd Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public School” based on Gallup Poll Data.   You may find highlights of the Gallup Poll data in a PDF here: and an embed of the presentation below:


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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website