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 2019 Offerings

Check back this winter for courses that will be offered in summer 2019.

See below for courses that were offered in summer 2018 to get a sense of the types of courses offered through the Summer Institute for Music Teaching and Learning. Some courses may not be available in 2019.  

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

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.
Credits: 1 credit
Cost: $195

EDU 565-PD21: Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level I

Description: Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement, and Orff process.
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780

EDU 565-PD22: Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level II

Description: Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement, and Orff process.
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $780

EDU 565-PD23: Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Early Childhood Music

Description: Learn techniques, repertoire, and a theoretical framework for guiding the musical development of young children, birth – kindergarten.
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $880.00, which includes a $100.00 GIML registration fee.

EDU 565-PD24: Gordon’s Music Learning Theory: Applications to the General Music Classroom Level 2

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.
Credits: 4 credits
Cost: $880.00, which includes a $100.00 GIML registration fee.

EDU 565-PD26: West African Drumming, Song and Dance, with Studies in the Music of the African Diaspora

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.
Credits: 2 credits
Cost: $390


Professional Development Courses for K-12 Teachers and Administrators

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