TMEA/TI:ME – Friday/Saturday
Feb16

TMEA/TI:ME – Friday/Saturday

The final days of the TMEA/TI:ME Conference were full of amazing sessions. From the beginning of Friday to mid-Saturday before I left, any music educator could find a session that would rejuvenate his or her teaching. Some highlights were: Free Tech Resources for the Elementary Music Educator – I presented this session to a room full of wonderful elementary music educators. They were very receptive to all of the links I showed...

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Top 10 Things I’ve Learned About Preparing for an Elementary General Music Concert
Dec09

Top 10 Things I’ve Learned About Preparing for an Elementary General Music Concert

It is the time of year where many of us elementary general music educators are preparing for some type of holiday or winter concert. I wanted to share the top ten things I have learned when preparing for an elementary general music concert: Check with the nurse during the concert week to see which students have visited the nurse’s office or was sent home ill. If I know a child has been ill during the week, I will place that...

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Cross Curriculum Connection: 1st Grade Music and Science
Nov20

Cross Curriculum Connection: 1st Grade Music and Science

One of my goals for this school year was to make more cross-curricular connections with other subjects along with keeping the music curriculum intact. One of my first endeavors was making this connection with first grade science. The first grade science teacher is one of those inspiring teachers who brings in guest scientists and makes her science classroom an educational and fun place to learn. In the first grade music curriculum...

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NJAIS Recap: “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Learning: Full STEAM Ahead”
Oct31

NJAIS Recap: “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Learning: Full STEAM Ahead”

This week, most of my friends who are music educators attended the NAfME conference in Nashville, titled The Learning, The Performing: The Inspiring. From the tweets, it looked like it was a successful conference. Next year, NAfME’s conference is titled Empower Creativity with emphases on STEAM and 21st Century Learning Skills. This is very coincidental as this week, I presented at the New Jersey Association for Independent...

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Heading to Australia
Sep28

Heading to Australia

This week, I am traveling to Wheelers Hill, Australia to present a keynote address, titled “How Technology is Transforming the Way We Teach Music in the Elementary Music Classroom” at the 2014 Soundhouse Music Alliance MTEC Conference. This is their fourth biennual conference specifically designed for music educators. It is two wonderfully-filled days of music technology workshops from October 3-4. I have the pleasure of...

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The September Music Education Blog Carnival is Here!
Sep01

The September Music Education Blog Carnival is Here!

Welcome! This blog carnival is a collection of blogs from music educators found around the world that submitted them over this past month. This month’s blog carnival is a wonderfully eclectic collection of posts that range from ideas and items for your music classroom, to temporarily leaving the classroom to pursue doctoral work in music education, to how music can respond to current events. I appreciate all of the contributors to the...

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