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School of Education
Joan Hager
(440) 826-2168, jhager@bw.edu

Summer Institute for Music Teaching and Learning
Lisa Manning 
(440) 826-8065, lmanning@bw.edu

Professional development courses for K-12 teachers and administrators are graduate level, non-degree courses designed to enhance an educator's skills and knowledge base in just a few days while adding credit toward license renewal. 

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EDU 565-PD9 Integrating Google Apps into the K-12 Curriculum

How to integrate into the curriculum a wide variety of free web-based tools to engage and prepare students for the digital world around them. Will cover skills such as collaboration, creativity, creative thinking, problem solving and publishing.

Online Course
Dates:
June 12 - June 16
Instructors:
Matt Dunlap                                                                                                                           
Credit Hours: 3                                                                                                                
Cost:  $585 

EDU 565-PD10 Technology Enhanced Curriculum Development             

Learn how to develop a personalized plan to develop technology enriched learning opportunities for your students that fit the needs of you and your school. Plans can be developed to integrate STEM or STEAM activities, incorporate 3-D design and printing, or develop project-based learning units. Participants will be required to keep a detailed log showing a minimum of 37.5 hours spent working on their personalized plan.

Online Course
Dates: June 12 - June 23
Instructor: Matt Dunlap                                                                                                                             
Credit Hours: 3        
Cost: $585                                                                                                                                                 

EDU 565-PD11 Developing Personalized Learning Experiences for K-12 Students                                          

Learn what personalized learning is and what it is not. This course will give you the opportunity to utilize technology tools to develop personalized learning experience for your students.

Online Course
Dates: June 12 - June 23
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Matt Dunlap                                                                                                                                       Cost: $585

EDU 565-PD12 Integrating iPads into the K-12 Curriculum         

This course will provide teachers with the necessary training to use educational iPad apps in a variety of subject areas and grade levels with an emphasis placed on teaching higher-level thinking skills.

Online Course
Dates: June 19 - June 23
Instructor: Matt Dunlap
Credit Hours: 3
Cost: $585 

EDU 565-PD 13  Mediation 101:  Navigating the Conflict Around Us

This highly interactive two-day workshop will train attendees on how to be a successful mediator. Whether you are looking to set up your own mediation practice, develop your own skills for conflict resolution in the workplace (any workplace), add an incredible line to your resume, or just be a better listener in your own personal life, these sessions will provide you with a toolkit of invaluable communication techniques that can truly alter how it is you approach speaking -- and listening! -- to those around you. 

Dates: July 18-19, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Center for Innovation & Growth, rooms 112-114
Instructor: Dr. Ken Schneck
Credit Hours: 1     
Cost: $449, plus an additional $195 if you wish to receive one professional development credit for this course. 
Contact Connie King, director of professional development, to register for course: (440) 826-2253 or bwpd@bw.edu

SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC TEACHING AND LEARNING OFFERINGS

Providing high-quality professional development for music educators in workshops coordinated with Ohio Standards and contextualized for the music educator

All programs are offered for-credit for both graduate and undergraduate students. International students may register as a not-for-credit student and must call the Community Music School office at (440) 826-2365 to pay for their course between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday. International students are responsible for attaining their own visas.

Contact: 

Lisa Manning, Program Coordinator
lmanning@bw.edu
(440) 826-8065

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Summer 2017 Offerings

EDU 565-PD1 Rehearsal and Assessment Strategies for Innovative Instrumental Music Rehearsals

With time at a premium and accountability concerns, music educators need refined, efficient rehearsal strategies and goal-setting that leads to age-appropriate, measurable objectives. Topics will include insightful rehearsal techniques, innovative instructional strategies and ensemble-focused assessment procedures. Participants will conduct and play in a laboratory ensemble to actively engage in all aspects of this content. All instrumental music teachers — band and orchestra — are welcome. 

Dates: June 12 - 13
Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: Laura Joss and Jared Rawlings
Credits: 1
Cost: $195

EDU 565-PD2 Creative Music Teaching and Learning in Large Ensembles

This workshop will develop personal skills, teaching strategies and knowledge of repertoire and materials essential to integrating creative music making in bands, choirs and orchestras. Participants will be engaged in focused readings, discussions and musical activities to enhance the creative musicianship of themselves and their students. Topics will include ear-playing, improvisation, composition, the use of technology and other types of creative engagement through diverse musical genres. 

Dates: June 19 – 22, 2017
Times: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: William Bauer and Barry Hartz
Credits: 2 credits
Cost: $390

EDU 565-PD4 Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level I

Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement and Orff process. This is an AOSA-approved course.

Dates: July 3 - 14, 2017
Times: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: Lennie Davis, Laura Webster and Nick Wild
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780
On-campus housing is available upon request. 

EDU 565-PD5 Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level II

Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement and Orff process. This is an AOSA-approved course. 

Dates: July 3 - 14, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructors: Michelle Przybylowski, Laura Webster and Nick Wild
Credits: 4
Cost: $780
On-campus housing is available upon request. 

EDU 565-PD6 Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Applications to the Instrumental Classroom, Level 1

Learn the theoretical framework behind Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. Participants will develop skills in diverse tonalities and meters, instrumental pedagogy, movement, improvisation and assessment. Applications will start on recorder and transfer to all wind, string and percussion instruments. This course is an approved PDLC through GIML. Please contact Dr. Marshall regarding options and requirements for this course. 

Dates: July 17 - 28, 2017
Times: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Instructors: Richard Grunow and Kathy Liperote
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780, plus a $100 certification fee to GIML
On-campus housing is available upon request. 

EDU 565-PD7 Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Applications to the General Music Classroom, Level 1

Learn the theoretical framework behind Gordon’s Music Learning Theory. Participants will develop skills in diverse tonalities and meters, teaching a song repertoire, movement, improvisation and assessment. Applications will focus on K-5 developmentally appropriate music education. This course is an approved PDLC through GIML. Please contact Dr. Marshall regarding options and requirements for this course.  

Dates: July 17 - 28, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Instructors: Herbert Marshall and Jennifer Bailey
Credits: 4
Cost: $780, plus a $100 certification fee to GIML
On-campus housing is available upon request.

EDU 565-PD8 West African Drumming, Song, and Dance, with Studies in the Music of the African Diaspora

This course will draw on Professor Ryan’s experience as a student and performer of Afro-centric music and will involve participants actively drumming, singing and dancing. The focus will be on building participants’ familiarity and confidence in a few different West African and Afro-Cuban genres while learning strong drumming fundamentals and pedagogical techniques. 

Dates: July 17 - 21, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Josh Ryan
Credits: 2
Cost: $390
On-campus housing is available upon request.