Professional Development for Music Educators

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) 826-8065 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

Summer 2018 Offerings

EDU 565-PD20: Practical Website Design for the Music Educator

Dates/Times: June 12, 14, 19, 21; 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: Kulas, room 12
Description: Whether it is for sharing classroom information through a blog, hosting documents and lesson plans, uploading audio and video media, or sharing the successes of your ensemble with parents and administrators, a website can be an invaluable tool for music educators. Participants in this workshop will learn how to build and maintain a professional website using Squarespace, Weebly, or Wix as a platform. We will build a layout, choose design elements, create pages, add a blog, and learn how to embed media content. Upon completion of this session, participants will have a usable and shareable web domain.
Instructor: Megan Kuhar, MA
Credits: 1 credit
Cost: $195
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EDU 565-PD25: Developing Flexible Musicianship in Bands, Orchestras and Choirs

Dates/Times: June 25-June 28; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Strosacker, Quarry Room
Description: Designed for large ensemble directors who recognize that their students’ personal musicianship is the foundation of ensemble excellence. By emphasizing listening, reading, and creating, the workshop will explore was to develop a flexible musicianship that equips students to become both excellent ensemble members and to pursue their own independent musical interests across a broad array of musical contexts. Participants will develop their own musicianship, explore teaching strategies, and increase awareness of repertoire and teaching materials. Grounded in principles of audiation and creativity, flexible musicianship empowers students to become lifelong performers, composers, arrangers, improvisers, and listeners. Topics will include student-centered pedagogy, audiation, improvisation, composing, technology, repertoire, and assessment.
Instructors: William J. Bauer, Ph.D. & Barry Hartz, Ph.D.
Credits: 2 credits
Cost: $390
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EDU 565-PD21: Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level I

Dates/Times: July 2 & 3, 5-7, 9-13; 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: BMAC 149
Description: Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement, and Orff process.
Instructors: Lennis Owen Davis, MME, Laura Webster, MME & Nick Page, MME
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780
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EDU 565-PD22: Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level II

Dates/Times: July 2 & 3, 5-7, 9-13; 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: BMAC 146
Description: Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement, and Orff process.
Instructors: Michelle Przybylowski, MME, Laura Webster, MME & Nick Page, MME
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780
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EDU 565-PD23: Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Early Childhood Music

Date/Times: July 16-27; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: BMAC 064
Description: Learn techniques, repertoire, and a theoretical framework for guiding the musical development of young children, birth – kindergarten.
Instructors: Herbert Marshall, Ph.D. & Jennifer Bailey, MME
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $880.00, which includes a $100.00 GIML registration fee.
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EDU 565-PD24: Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Applications to the General Music Classroom Level 2

Dates/Times: July 16-27; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: BMAC 064
Description: Appropriate for those who have successfully completed level I and have experience teaching MLY at the discrimination level. Participants will learn advanced skills in diverse tonalities and meters, teaching a song repertoire, movement, improvisation and assessment. Applications will focus on K-8, developmentally appropriate, music education.
Application Requirements: Acceptance to level 2 requires demonstrated success in a level 1 (General Music) course and using those skills in your teaching. Review and follow application requirements from GIML.
Submit Materials: Because we are registering you directly, please follow the GIML requirements, but submit your materials directly to Dr. Marshall. Please share your materials (statement and video) with Dr. Marshall via google: hdmbwcon@gmail.com or via dropbox: hmarshal@bw.edu. We will assess applicants as materials are submitted, but certainly all materials will be assessed and applicants notified by May 15. If you have a different deadline or need to substitute other learners for "children" contact Dr. Marshall at hmarshal@bw.edu.
Instructors: Jill Reese, PhD. & Jennifer Bailey, MME
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $880.00, which includes a $100.00 GIML registration fee.
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EDU 565-PD26: West African Drumming, Song and Dance, with Studies in the Music of the African Diaspora

Dates/Times: July 30-August 3; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Strosacker, Quarry Room
Description: 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.
Instructor: Josh Ryan
Credits: 2 credits
Cost: $390
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Professional Development Courses for K-12 Teachers and Administrators

The BW School of Education offers professional development courses for K-12 teachers and administrators.