Category Archives: Music Education

Easy Computer Music Programming with Scratch

This presentation was given at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference on December 5, 2015. These slides, along with examples of student work, were presented to an audience of public and private music teachers from around … Continue reading

Music Education

Incorporating Technology in Your Middle School Music Curriculum

This presentation was given at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference on December 4, 2015. These slides, along with examples of student work, were presented to an audience of public and private music teachers from around … Continue reading

Music Education

Lesson Plan – Improvisation with Emojis

When composing and improvising, students often struggle to come up with inspiration. As teachers, we look for new ways to spark our students’ creativity. It is especially important that the students can connect with this inspiration. Students today are constantly … Continue reading

Music Education