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Post Series Highlight: Amy Burns on iPads in General Music Education

| August 1, 2014 | 1 Reply
Post Series Highlight: Amy Burns on iPads in General Music Education

I’d like to take a moment (and a post) to highlight a number of recent, and fantastic, articles on MusTech.Net authored by Amy M. Burns.  Amy is at the forefront of elementary music education and using technology in the general music education classroom – I dare say (and with all honesty) -at the top of […]

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iPads in the Elementary Music Room: Some of my favorite virtual instrument apps

| July 25, 2014 | Reply
iPads in the Elementary Music Room: Some of my favorite virtual instrument apps

When I first received an iPad for my elementary music room, my immediate reaction was how could I turn this device into an instrument? I felt that it could assist students who had difficulties performing on traditional instruments as well as add depth to our ensembles such as an Orff/virtual instrument ensemble or supplement an […]

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iPads in the Elementary Music Room: 16 Great Resources

| July 22, 2014 | Reply
iPads in the Elementary Music Room: 16 Great Resources

As I teach and write about iPad integration in the elementary music classroom, I often research numerous websites from music educators and music professors who share their work. I have listed some of my favorites below; however, there are more out there that are just as good. I hope you find this list helpful.   Information […]

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iPads in the Elementary Music Room: Notation, Ear Training, Recorders and Keyboards Apps

| July 18, 2014 | Reply
iPads in the Elementary Music Room: Notation, Ear Training, Recorders and Keyboards Apps

Today’s class focused on apps that enhanced notation, ear training, recorders, and keyboards. The notation apps are beginning to take off on mobile devices and we explored three of them: Symphony: We started off with exploring the Symphony App, which is an iPhone app for $4.99. The reason I chose this app instead of Symphony Pro […]

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iPads in the Elementary Music Room: Creation Apps

| July 17, 2014 | Reply
iPads in the Elementary  Music Room: Creation Apps

In today’s class, we explored many music apps that create, record, and loop, such as Loopy HD (they did a great job recreating Jimmy Fallon and Billy Joel’s performance of The Lion Sleeps Tonight), GarageBand, Wavepad, Old Mac HD (where they could record their voices into the app singing the song), and more. In addition, we […]

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iPads in the Elementary Music Room – Creating Music, Reading Notes and Rhythms, and Virtual/Acoustic Ensembles

| July 16, 2014 | Reply
iPads in the Elementary Music Room – Creating Music, Reading Notes and Rhythms, and Virtual/Acoustic Ensembles

Today was our course’s “long day.” This meant that we had our usual morning class time of 8:00-12:30; however, we also had our nighttime class from 7:00-9:30. I felt for the participants today as I went through the same course load when I worked on my Masters at CCSU and it can be an exhausting day. […]

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Recap: NJMEA PreK Music Webinar

| June 1, 2014 | 1 Reply
Recap: NJMEA PreK Music Webinar

    On Friday, May 30, I held a first-ever NJMEA PreK Music Webinar. Last summer, NJMEA President Joe Jacobs asked me to join the board of NJMEA as the Early Childhood Music Chair. I was honored and thrilled to be asked. My first goal was to give more opportunities for professional development for early […]

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