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
The Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) National Conference is at the NJMEA Conference in New Brunswick, NJ February 18 – 20, 2010.
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Many thanks to Chad Criswell of MusicEdMagic.com for interviewing me for his article in the October 2009 issue of Teaching Music, an MENC magazine for music educators.
I am just back from NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Summer In-Service Conference in Albany, NY.
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Congratulations to GHS junior, Emily Boyer, who is THE winner in the Music Educator National Conference (MENC: The National Association for Music Education) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA) Electronic Music Composition Competition (high school division)!
This is another essays as part of TI:ME Level 1 Certification and answers specific questions posed for certification. This essay goes a little further as it address the concept of music literacy. Before purists vote to lynch me, let me say that I think teaching students to read traditional music notation is important. However, I don’t think it’s of primary importance and I hope it becomes clearer in this article.
This and the following two articles are papers I wrote for TI:ME alternate certification. First, a little clarification. Back in the day (as my students like to say), music software was divided into three separate and distinct categories. Software to manipulate MIDI, audio and notation were separate purchases. Today, the lines are blurred.
The iPhone has revolutionized hand held computing.