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TMEA/TI:ME 2013 Handouts

Published on February 19, 2013 By Barbara Freedman

Session handouts from TMEA/TI:ME 2013

“Teaching Music Through Composition” is available!

Published on September 3, 2012 By Barbara Freedman

The book “Teaching Music Through Composition: A Curriculum Using Technology” is now available.

Fall 2012 Teaching Music with GarageBand Online Course Starts October 3

Published on August 18, 2012 By Barbara Freedman

The 10 session course will be in the Standard Format and run for 11 consecutive weeks, skipping Thanksgiving week. In 10 sessions you’ll not only learn the basics of GarageBand but how to use it to teach basic music and composition skills to your students. You leave the course with all the materials you need to teach an introductory course using music technology including 17 lesson plans, student assignment sheets, handouts and worksheets for the lessons.

Course Calendar Summer 2012

Published on May 30, 2012 By Barbara Freedman

Teaching Music with GarageBand Three (3) Graduate Credits through Salem State University   Here’s the course calendar for the course beginning June 16, 2012. The Accelerated Format delivers 10 Units over a 5-week period. The Course Weeks overlap Saturday through Wednesday and Tuesday through Saturday. One Unit is made available on Saturday morning by 8 AM. […]

Teaching Music with GarageBand Course Registration is open!

Published on May 23, 2012 By Barbara Freedman

    The newest course from MusicEdTech, Teaching Music with GarageBand is now being offered online. Course begins June 16, 2012 and runs in the Accelerated Format for five (5) weeks. Three (3) Graduate credits are available. For more information, click here.  To register for this course, click here.    


Published on April 9, 2011 By Barbara Freedman

I gave two technology sessions at the CMEA 2011 In Service Conference. Click on the links below to download the handouts. Thursday, April 7, 1:15 PM  TeachMusicHandout2 Friday, April 8, 10:15 AM – 12:15 AM GarageBand Thanks for attending my sessions. Please let me know if I can assist you further. Contact me click HERE. […]

NYSSMA Handout

Published on December 4, 2010 By Barbara Freedman

On December 3, 2010, I gave a session at the NY State School Music Association Winter Conference in Rochester, NY entitled Teach Music. The Technology Will Follow. The session was about how free or inexpensive entry-level software for Mac (GarageBand) or PC (Mixcraft) can be used to teach music concepts. I ran out of handouts […]

GarageBand Screencasts Now on TeacherTube

Published on March 18, 2008 By Barbara Freedman

I am happy to now have screencasts on TeacherTube. I developed these short videos for a series of classes I taught for the Greenwich Public Schools Professional Learning Program (In Service classes). They can be viewed by anyone on TeacherTube. The first series of thirteen, 1 – 4 minute videos, is on GarageBand. Logic Pro […]

Teaching Basic Audio Through Podcasting: Part 1, The Speech Project

Published on February 21, 2008 By Barbara Freedman

Podcasting is a great way to introduce students to the basics of recording, editing and mixing audio. By the time my students get to podcasting, year 2 or 3 of my class, they have had a lot of experience composing and mixing MIDI sequences created in GarageBand and Logic. Recording, editing and processing audio is […]