All during the academic year, teachers are giving their very best to music students across the country. In summer teachers come together at State Music Teachers Association Conferences, NFMC National Conventions, seminars and workshops at colleges/ universities around the US and abroad to learn, becoming recharged for the coming school year.
The hot topic for 2014 is how the iPad can enhance student learning with concepts that need constant practice in order to take root. Leila Viss has been at the forefront of educating teachers about integrating iPads into music lessons or as part of lab time. Dennis Maurico takes the iPad a step further as a real music making tool with iPad ensembles.
The studio will now have a composer station with both a Macbook and iPad to give students an ideal place to work on compositions or concepts that need drilling. iPad work...here we come.