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During the month of March, I presented a webinar titled, “Seesaw, STEAM, and Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM™): Elementary” for Seesaw in celebration for the National Association for Music Education‘s MIOSM. I felt that this would be a wonderful topic as when elementary music educators think about integrating STEAM into the classroom, their main goal is to keep the music making and music instruction intact.
Seesaw can be a game changer in your elementary music classroom. With emphasis being placed on incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) across the curriculum, Seesaw can enhance the STEAM philosophy in the music classroom as well. In this webinar, I explore various STEAM activities that can be incorporated into your next music class or joined into a project-based learning activity. This webinar is appropriate for teachers who already know the basics about using Seesaw.
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