“Now that our entire structure for learning has completely and suddenly changed, we need to start thinking about what we CAN create online for students instead of what we can RECREATE online of what we already do.”
Category: community outreach
Stronger than Your Strongest Excuse with Jordan Davidson
This week we interview Dr. Jordan Davidson from the Rappahannock Choral Society and Brooke Point High School. Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to subscribe and leave… Read more “Stronger than Your Strongest Excuse with Jordan Davidson”
#MusicEdLove Podcast Episode 5: Boredom Busters Part II – Round and Round and Round We Go
This episode is called “Boredom Busters Part II: Round and Round and Round We Go” and today I will give you a few more ideas for building… Read more “#MusicEdLove Podcast Episode 5: Boredom Busters Part II – Round and Round and Round We Go”
Splash Zones at a Concert?!?!
As you know, I LOVE to have the audience as involved as possible. I am trying to think of advice for a friend to switch up the… Read more “Splash Zones at a Concert?!?!”
He was so excited that he brought it right up to me at the beginning of class to show me that we have risen… We have risen to something popular! Yes, the orchdorks rise again…
Spread the Love: Mother Knows Best
We are here to do exactly that… We will stir and push and prod… We are here to bring them love and love, it stirs, it churns, and it inspires and breathes life. Stir away!”
Turning Down my Dream Job: A Dissertation Death Story (Sort of)
Either way, after mulling it over and over and over and over, I ended up turning the job down in favor of my current position. I spent so much of the summer fearing what might come…. And when I said, “You did an incredible job today!” They said “We can still do better.”
Teaching Love, One Note at a Time
Today, in my classes, we will be playing music and sending love, as we always do. But today, we will be directing our love to the families and victims in Orlando. I urge you today to do what you can in your own lives to send love, to show your support to those who need it, and to fill the world with music, love, and pride.
My Best Concert Ever!!! A Positive Shift in Culture
And it’s not really that we have perfected all of the notes and rhythms… Because there are definitely still some rough passages… But, there has been a culture shift in my program and it is really coming to light as we prepare for our concert.
My 2015 Role Model – Julia Ettie Crane
Recognizing the need for an authentic classroom setting, Crane created a model classroom in which all of her students practiced music teaching. This classroom gave students the balance between musicianship and educational pedagogy which she sought. Crane’s beliefs on Music Education are still prevalent today.