Difference between revisions of "General Information about Effective Strategies for Music Learning courses"

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Title: [[Kelli_Zydel_portfolio|Studying for Math]]
  
'''Title''': [[Building Academic Vocabulary for Academic Achievement]]
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Author: Kelli Zydel
  
'''Author''': Alicia Fernandez
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Abstract: Many times, students have a hard time studying for math. The purpose of this course is to equip teachers with a variety of resources that they can both utilize themselves and show their students so that the students are able to easily study. By the end of this class, students will learn cognitive strategies about creating worksheets, where to find videos and tutorials, and making and playing interactive games.
  
'''Abstract''': Academic vocabulary instruction is about focusing on the words that repeat themselves throughout K-16 education and are often pivotal to deciphering instructions for assignments and tests.
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Course Objective: By the end of this mini-course students will be able to: 1. Locate valuable resources that will help their students study math and discuss what they found with their classmates. 2. Create worksheets, games, or videos that will benefit their students and demonstrate this ability by completing a final project. 3. Evaluate which resources will work best in their own classroom for their students. 4. Utilize these resources in their classroom.
  
'''Course Objective''': Participants will be able to define and describe the concept of academic vocabulary after reviewing the lesson’s text. Participants will be able to identify and select general academic words to be taught within subject areas. Participants will learn to integrate Marzano's Six-Step process into Tier Two words direct vocabulary instruction.
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Tag(s): Math, Games, Video Tutorials
 
 
''' Tag(s)''': Academic Vocabulary
 

Revision as of 09:14, 23 June 2015

Title: Jazz in the General Music Classroom

Author: Michael Fortune

Abstract: In order to focus this course on the essence of jazz the course focuses on performance techniques of one of its primary compositional contributors, George Gershwin.

Course Objective: This course will enable middle school general music teachers to teach the combining elements of jazz without having had great personal exposure to jazz.

Tag(s): music teaching, Jazz, George Gershwin


Title: Developing Music Analysis Skills Using Feedback, Composition And Technology

Author: Kristina Lattanzio

Abstract: This course will help music instructors understand more about feedback and how it is effectively used in the music theory classroom, how to connect individual music concepts with real compositions and how to use technology to assist with music analysis instruction.

Course Objective: By the end of this course, participants will know how to provide insight into music analysis through formative feedback, how to use real compositions to create authentic learning activities for music analysis and how to use technology to assist with music analysis.

Tag(s): music analysis skills, feedback, composition, technology


Title: Let's Keep the Beat: Teaching rhythmic notation incorporating the theories of Multiple Intelligence

Author: Salvatore Viola

Abstract: A unit designed to teach first grade students rhythmic notation.

Course Objective: The student will Demonstrate knowledge of quarter notes, two eighth notes, half notes, whole notes and their corresponding rest by reading written music, performing their own music as well as others and connect musical theories to classroom content.

Tag(s):rhythmic notation, multiple intelligence


Title: Integrating Technology into the Music Classroom

Author: Laura Kraebel

Abstract: This mini-course focuses on setting up a Google site and adding tools to it that will help music teachers in teaching and make it easier for them to communicate with parents and students outside of school.

Course Objective: Participants will create a Google site, develop their site by adding three new tools to it, embed a video on their Google site, and evaluate the usefulness of the site they have created.

Tag(s): music teaching, Google site


Title: The_Staff

Author: Daniel Hacker

Abstract: In order to focus this course on the function of the music staff, the course focuses on the most important ideas of reading and understanding musical notation.

Course Objective: This course will enable learner to describe and identify the function of the music staff, and enable learners to describe pitch.

Tag(s): music teaching, pitch


Title: The Physics of Music

Author: Melyssa Swett

Abstract: The purpose of this course is to create a class for music majors to gain understanding of the physics behind the music they produce. Students will be able to use their understanding of music to better themselves as musicians.

Course Objective: Learners will come to understand basic principles of acoustic physics. They will be able to apply these principals to the music field to understand how music is produced. They will come to understand why instrument designs produce desired range of pitches and how frequency defines the pitches we hear.

Tag(s): music education, acoustic physics, instrument, sound


Title: Studying for Math

Author: Kelli Zydel

Abstract: Many times, students have a hard time studying for math. The purpose of this course is to equip teachers with a variety of resources that they can both utilize themselves and show their students so that the students are able to easily study. By the end of this class, students will learn cognitive strategies about creating worksheets, where to find videos and tutorials, and making and playing interactive games.

Course Objective: By the end of this mini-course students will be able to: 1. Locate valuable resources that will help their students study math and discuss what they found with their classmates. 2. Create worksheets, games, or videos that will benefit their students and demonstrate this ability by completing a final project. 3. Evaluate which resources will work best in their own classroom for their students. 4. Utilize these resources in their classroom.

Tag(s): Math, Games, Video Tutorials