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Online Music Education Resources – NYSSMA

August 12, 2020

Music Technology Education Resources by NYSSMA: https://www.krisgilbertmusic.com/online-music-education-resources.html Resources compiled and edited by members of the​NYSSMA Technology Committeecontact: KrisGibertMusic@yahoo.com

Example High School Course – RHAM Music Department

August 12, 2020

About this course: Audio Production and Recording dives into the art of audio recording and the science of sound. Students will learn types of microphones and their functions, microphone setups for different music ensembles, and how to mix and master recorded…

Starting a Music Technology Class in your School – Slideshow

August 12, 2020

“Learn about the possibilities available to you through starting a music technology component as part of your music program. Attract a wider body of students and engage them in project-based learning. Discover the how, why, and what of taking the…

Reaching the Other 80%: Taking Responsibility – Dr. Rick Dammers | TI:ME

August 12, 2020

Originally posted on TI:ME by Dr. Rick Dammers: http://www.ti-me.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=953:reaching-the-other-80-taking-responsibility&catid=40&Itemid=798 “The field of music education has a market share problem.  It isn’t a new problem (we’ve been talking about this since the Tanglewood Symposium in 1967), but it is getting worse.…

Handy Lesson Briefs – Indiana University

August 12, 2020

Below are some great links on digital audio that could be useful for educators. These were derived from their syllabus : https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/syllabus.html Intro to Acoustics – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/acoustics.html Intro to MIDI – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/midi.html Delay Effects – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/rsn-delay.html Filters & EQ –…

TORRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT – NAMM 2020’s best community for Music Education

August 12, 2020

The Torrington High School Music Department is “The Pride of Torrington”! THS Music offers 11 courses the most of any high school in Litchfield County! From Award-Winning performing ensembles, Music Theory, History of Popular Music to a nationally recognized Music Technology…

What is Music Technology? (Video)

August 2, 2020

What is music technology?  Watch this great explanation​by Professor Prince Charles Alexander from the Berklee College of Music!

An Example Music Technology Curriculum For High Schools

August 2, 2020

“Music technology is a class designed for Digital Harbor High School music students who are the non-specialist interested in developing their understanding of music and the technology used to create music in the 21st century. The Emphases of the course…

How DJs & Music Producers Survive The Constant Ringing in their Ears | musicsoftwaretraining.com

August 2, 2020

Article shared from MusicSoftwareTraining.com “Tinnitus is a constant ringing in your ears, usually at a high frequency, but can can also sound like static or scratching. It is constant & if you don’t get your emotions under control, can be incredibly…

Top Categories from MusicThinkTank Blog

August 2, 2020

Music Think Tank is a leading music industry and artist advice blog, managed by Hypebot.com. They offer an extensive blog covering all bases for any music professional. We recommend reading through their blog categories. Here are our top 3: Mobile Music…

External Blogs We Appreciate

  • Best of Pandemic #Elmused Tech Episode 5: Seesaw
    by A. Burns on July 29, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    Seesaw (web.seesaw.me) has been an amazing tool during the pandemic for music educators. Many of us used it before the pandemic, but when the lockdown occurred, numerous schools assigned Seesaw as a platform for #elmused to use to teach music. It consists of numerous tools to enhance advocacy, teaching, showcasing items, and so much more. Here are some examples of how Seesaw can continue to be used post-pandemic. Advocacy Seesaw has the capability of connecting the students’ journals with the students’ caregivers and families. Continue reading Best of Pandemic #Elmused Tech Episode 5: Seesaw at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.

  • Mind Brain Education Elementary Academy: Day 4
    by A. Burns on July 23, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) continued its elementary academy for the fourth day, with us further diving into Mind Brain Education (MBE). Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Music-brain.jpg Focus on Math Source: https://www.researchgate.net/post/To-what-extend-a-musician-needs-to-know-mathematics-and-acoustics-Dose-mathematical-knowledge-discourages-his-her-pure-inspirations Since yesterday’s focus was a deep dive into reading, it was a natural process to have today’s focus be on math. Our presenters explored research for instructional practices that improve outcomes in mathematics. They spoke to purposeful mathematics, meaning actively cultivating math through inquiry and applying mathematics in multiple settings.  Continue reading Mind Brain Education Elementary Academy: Day 4 at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.

  • Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy: Day 3
    by A. Burns on July 21, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) continued its elementary academy for the third day, with us further diving into Mind Brain Education (MBE). Focus on Reading Dan Willingham led an excellent deep-dive session titled “Everything Scientists Know About the Teaching of Reading.” This talk was divided into Decoding, Fluency, Comprehension, and Motivation. Dan spoke to how children learn to read and the myths about reading. As an elementary music educator, I had the following takeaways: Aural language is observed everywhere in every culture. Continue reading Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy: Day 3 at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.

  • Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy Day 2
    by A. Burns on July 20, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) continued its elementary academy for the second day, with us further diving into Mind Brain Education (MBE). Mind Brain Education (MBE) Mythbusters We started the day by deciding whether statements about the brain and how children learn were true or false. This was done in small breakout rooms and it was a lot of fun. Trying to discuss and determine each statement was challenging and surprising. Continue reading Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy Day 2 at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.

  • Mind Brain Education: CTTL Elementary Academy Day 1
    by A. Burns on July 20, 2021 at 1:15 am

    For the past few years, we have explored and studied Mind Brain Education (MBE) through reading Neuroteach, written by Glenn Whitman and Dr. Ian Kellener, through various webinars and conferences, took online Neuroteach Global (NTG) courses, and participated in a four-day deep dive provided by The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL). The latter is one that I have not had the opportunity to take. Many of my colleagues, who have taken all of the above, had advised me that once I took the four-day intensive training, all of the other pieces of the training would fall into place. Continue reading Mind Brain Education: CTTL Elementary Academy Day 1 at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.

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  • DIY Music Crayons
    by David Row on May 30, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    Do you ever see a project in a Facebook Group or on Pinterest and immediately think “I could do that!” This DIY music crayon project came from one of those a-ha moments after surfing through a music teacher Facebook group. The original poster in Elementary Music Teachers, Jennifer Z., had The post DIY Music Crayons appeared first on Make Moments Matter.

  • It Starts with the Standards – Advocacy for Elementary Music
    by David Row on March 15, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    A few years ago I was in the hallway after school fumbling with butcher paper, bulletin board border, and a freshly laminated set of posters based around the National Standards for Music Education (at the time I was still using the NAfME standards from 1994).  I was halfway done with The post It Starts with the Standards – Advocacy for Elementary Music appeared first on Make Moments Matter.

  • How to Teach the Nutcracker
    by David Row on December 8, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    Teaching the Nutcracker is one of my favorite things to do every December. I got my first Nutcracker as a gift when I was in second grade and ever since I have loved to find new nutcrackers, retell the classic fairy tale, listen to the music, and share with others. The post How to Teach the Nutcracker appeared first on Make Moments Matter.

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Books for the Music Room
    by David Row on September 29, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    I once had a professor say that it wasn’t enough to learn about a culture by reading facts, figures, and statistics. This professor assigned novels written by members of certain communities so that we could hear stories and see the culture through the author’s eyes, learning from their perspective. Hispanic The post Hispanic Heritage Month Books for the Music Room appeared first on Make Moments Matter.

  • Music Room Makeover! Room Tour 2019
    by David Row on September 15, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    I love thinking about classroom design and function. When I plan out my classroom (the bulletin boards, the general layout, where and how to store the instruments, decorative details) I always try to keep kids in mind. I want to think about how the room functions for them and how The post Music Room Makeover! Room Tour 2019 appeared first on Make Moments Matter.

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