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Recap: NJMEA PreK Music Webinar

| June 1, 2014 | 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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STEAM Lesson: Part 2

| May 26, 2014 | Reply
STEAM Lesson: Part 2

Recently, I wrote a post titled “STEAM Lesson Part 1″, which detailed the beginning of a unit that the science teacher and I were creating. In that post, I described a lesson which the third graders used markers, beakers, and water to perform one of their recorder songs that utilizes the notes B, A, and […]

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Coding in the Elementary Music Classroom

| May 4, 2014 | Reply
Coding in the Elementary Music Classroom

Recently, an alumni from our school who is now a successful young entrepreneur, stated to the students in grades three and up that one of the important skills that should be taught in schools is coding. A primary school teacher at our school received an email from a parent to let her know that his […]

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STEAM Lesson Part 1

| March 28, 2014 | Reply
STEAM Lesson Part 1

This trimester, the science teacher and I are working together to produce a STEAM unit in the music and science classes at the third grade level. To begin, STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. STEAM is born from STEM. STEM was introduced when our country was turning to innovation as a way […]

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Handouts and Materials from Recent Conferences/Workshops

| March 1, 2014 | Reply
Handouts and Materials from Recent Conferences/Workshops

The month of February was a very busy one as it is a popular month for conferences and professional development days. I had the pleasure of working with amazing music educators in NJ and NY and was thrilled to present at the Technology for Music Education/Texas Music Educators Association (TI:ME/TMEA) conference and the New Jersey […]

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What Do Music Educators Do When They Cannot Attend Conferences?

| February 8, 2014 | Reply
What Do Music Educators Do When They Cannot Attend Conferences?

For the past ten years, the winter season has meant conference season for me. It was 10 years ago that I presented at my first music education conference. It was the TI:ME/TMEA conference in 2004 in San Antonio, TX. I presented an 8 am session on the Wednesday TI:ME Pre-Conference Day titled “Technology in the […]

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What’s Your Aura? A project using the Aurasma app with second grade music class

| January 16, 2014 | Reply
What’s Your Aura? A project using the Aurasma app with second grade music class

A couple of months ago, I read about Aurasma, and to be honest, every time I went to their website, I did not quite understand what it was. I was curious to see how it could be used in education and had heard that it could replace QR codes, however, I could not figure it […]

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