Upcoming Workshops

Kod‡ly Concert

Casey Barker, “Student-Centered Learning in the Music Classroom”

Saturday, September 28th, 2019: 9AM to 1PM

Brady Educational Center, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN

Registration is $45 for OAKE members and $50 for non-members.  Current college students attend FREE.  Pre-register online here.

Session description:

As standards-based instruction has been integrated into elementary schools, student-centered learning has become a growing trend in elementary education. The purpose of this workshop will be to explore student-centered learning in the elementary general music classroom. Project-based experiences, learner voice and choice, and collaboration are all elements of student-centered learning that have great potential for elementary music. Teachers can base instruction on the process-based National Core Arts Standards to allow students to explore material, build musical skills, and work collaboratively. Through this workshop, participants will:

  • Gain new ideas to put learners in the driver’s seat – how can your students use their valuable backgrounds to learn from themselves and each other?
  • Refresh old song material with time for student ownership and creativity
  • Learn team-building activities to help build a welcoming classroom environment

 

Chapter Share with MNOrff at MMEA Mid-Winter Clinic

Saturday, February 15th, 2020: 9AM to 12PM

Minneapolis Convention Center

 

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Dan LeJeune: “Technology in the Intermediate Choral Classroom”

Saturday, April 25th, 2020: 9AM to 1PM

The Blake School, 110 Blake Rd S, Hopkins, Minnesota 55343 – note the different location from our usual workshops!

Registration is $45 for OAKE members and $50 for non-members.  Current college students attend FREE.  Pre-register online here.

Session description:

Integrate technology and Kodály-inspired teaching into your choral classroom.