METOS 2010 Session Handout: Recreating the Secondary General Music Classroom for the 21st Century Learner
Categorized Links for Basic Music Reading Skills
For the second year in a row, one of my student’s has won First Place in the MENC (Music Educators National Conference)/NSBA (National School Board Association) Electronic Music Composition Talent Search in the High School Division. Senior Ricco Burkhardt’s piece Does Murder Sleep was conceived and influence by the Shakespeare quote from Macbeth and was chosen as this year’s winner … Read More
Originally published in the Connecticut Music Educators publication CMEA News April, 2010 For the last hundred years or so, K–12 music education in the United States has focused on reaching students with performance-based applied learning in band, orchestra and chorus classes, and in classroom general music. Applied learning in non-performance “general music” classes has been accomplished in the use recorders, ocarinas, harmonicas, … Read More
When classroom chaos can’t be helped or controlled via traditional means, enter the Facebook and Apple’s Remote Desktop.
I was cleaning out my hard drive and came across an oldie but goody and thought about the recent conversations and federal government initiatives that support attaching teacher pay or tenure to student test scores. I say to anyone who thinks that this is a good idea, don
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I am just back from NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Summer In-Service Conference in Albany, NY.
It seems obvious but… take a look at the left side bar.
Korg has started shipping their newest line of potable USB products nanoSeries controllers. They are designed to be no wider than a standard laptop and fit beautifully into a laptop bag so you can make music anywhere, anytime. Click here for tech specs. Korg’s nanoSeries controllers For those of you who just HAVE to make music where ever you go, … Read More