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TITLE: The Basics of Jazz

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DATE: November 3, 2020

Curated from Band Directors Talk Shop –  For many, learning to play jazz can be daunting, much less trying to teach it. Students know what good jazz sounds like, but how do you relay it to others? It doesn’t help that the notation does not always represent what is actually happening. To help your students, there are a few things…

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TITLE: Awesome Marine Band Resources for Band Directors

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DATE: November 3, 2020

Curated from Band Directors Talk Shop –  The U.S. Marine Band has a TON of resources that can help music educators any time – but especially during distance or blended learning. And they are FREE! Need a last minute lesson plan (or sub lesson plan)? Find a video entitled “Why I Love Playing Music” HERE. Find a lesson plan to go…

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TITLE: Snare Drum Fundamentals – Michael Burritt

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DATE: October 16, 2020

Michael Burritt, Professor of Percussion at the Eastman School of Music, demonstrates his foundational approach to snare drum technique. Examples include Stone – Stick Control, Wilcoxon, and his own solo Cooper.  

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TITLE: Using Wakelet for Digital Portfolios and Assignments in Music Education

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DATE: October 8, 2020

Curated from Midnight Music – by Kath McGreal –  In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I’m sharing a conversation I had with one of my Midnight Music Community members, Kath McGreal. I invited Kath on the podcast to talk about her use of Wakelet with her music students. Wakelet is a free digital curation tool that allows…

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TITLE: Avoiding 9th Grade Attrition: Strategies for an Effective Transition to your High School Music Program

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DATE: October 7, 2020

Curated from Smartmusic’s The Music Educator Blog – by Dr. Christopher Marra –  The transition between middle school and high school is a critical time for music students. With the growing pressure to take on more academic rigor and increased opportunities to participate in activities and groups at the high school, many students and families can feel anxious about balancing…

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TITLE: How Using Social Media Apps Before Practicing Could Sabatage Practice Quality (and Performance) Over Time

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DATE: October 3, 2020

Curated from the Bulletproof Musician –  I attend a martial arts class where the rule is that phones must stay in the locker room, and never be out near the mats. The rationale being, they’re a distraction. And if you’re distracted, not only does your training suffer, but you can get hurt. The idea is to come to class a…

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