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After two Nor’Easters barreled through NJ taking down trees and power lines, my school has shut down until after spring break. This was no surprise to me as when I leave to present at a conference, my school tends to have a snow day in my absence. Though, this was a very extreme snow day! The upside is that since my girls have no school and my friends and family are trying to get back on the grid, they get to come with me!
I will be presenting five sessions at Maryland Music Education Association (MMEA) for the next two days. Please join me and my girls as I present on the following, all technology/elementary music related:
Friday, March 9:
9:00-10:10 Free Internet Resources for Elementary Music Educators Rm 306
10:25-11:35 Integrating Across the Curriculum
12:50-2:00 Using Technology to Assess in Elementary Music Rm 306
Saturday, March 10:
12:50-2:00 Creating and Composing in the Elementary Music Classroom
3:40-4:50 STEAM in the Elementary Music Classroom
Find out what these items below are and how they would be used in am elementary music classroom!
Hope to see you there!
Amy M. Burns is an elementary music educator, clinician, author, and musician. She currently works at Far Hills Country Day School in Far Hills, NJ teaching PreK through Grade 3 general music, grade 5 instrumental music, and grades 4-8 instrumental band. She is the author of Technology Integration in the Elementary Music Classroom, Help! I am an Elementary Music Teacher with a SMART Board, and Help! I am an Elementary Music Teacher with One or more iPads! She is also an author for Online Learning Exchange™ Interactive Music powered by Silver Burdett. She has given numerous presentations on integrating technology into the elementary music classroom as well as being a keynote speaker for music technology conferences in Texas, Indiana, St. Maarten, and Australia. She is the recipient of the 2005 TI:ME Teacher of the Year Award, the 2016 NJ Master Music Teacher Award, the 2016 NJ Governor’s Leader in Arts Education Award, and the 2017 Non-Public School Teacher of the Year Award. You can find out more about Amy at her website: amymburns.com