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TMEA/TI:ME 2013 Handouts

Published on February 19, 2013 By Barbara Freedman

Session handouts from TMEA/TI:ME 2013

Roland VT-12 Vocal Trainer

Published on February 3, 2013 By Barbara Freedman

Roland has just introduced a hand-held device for vocalists, the Roland VT-12 Vocal Trainer.

“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.

Re-evaluating School Music Programs by Scott Watson

Published on August 16, 2012 By Barbara Freedman

A frequent discussion thread in music education involves re-evaluating traditional school ensemble music programs – bands, orchestras, choirs – and the role of music education in reaching and teaching what Rick Dammers and David Williams refer to as “non-traditional” music students. At their website, Music Creativity Through Technology, Dammers and Williams make the case for […]

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.    

2012 Session Handouts

Published on January 14, 2012 By Barbara Freedman

Handouts for 2012 conferences.

MENC Gets a New NAfME

Published on September 2, 2011 By Barbara Freedman

As of September 1, 2011, the organization formerly known as Music Educators National Conference ( MENC) changed its name to National Association of Music Educators or NAfME. NAfME traces it’s roots back to 1907 when it was first called the Music Supervisors National Conference according to today’s press release (http://www.menc.org/news/view/press-release-building-on-the-past-to-shape-the-future-of-music-education/). NAfME sports a great looking […]


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. […]