Fall 2013

Saturday, October 19, 2013


This workshop is designed for music teachers who have just started their teaching careers and others who may want a refresher on the basics. Assessment (includng SLOs), pedagogies, strategies, classroom management, Orff instrumentarium and other current topics will be included in this session. Come with your questions!

Location: UHM, Room 201
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Free!! (Donations welcome)

Two University of Hawaii workshops:

Music and Language Arts Benchmarks: Mixing It Up in the K-2 Inclusive Classroom
October 11, 12 and November 2, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
UHM Room 201
(3 DOE PDE credits)

The purpose of the course is to integrate music into language arts in K-2 classrooms, including teaching students with disabilities. Participants will be able to relate music activities to the Hawaii Content & Performance Standards (HCPS), Common Core: Language Arts Standards. SLOs for music will also be introduced.                       

Making Music in Your 21st Century Music Classroom
Oct. 12, 2013, Saturday, 1:00-4:30 p.m.
 UHM Room 201
 $40 (teachers), $5 (students)

Education in the 21st Century is taking on a new face.  Across the U.S., 45 states, including Hawaii, are working together to prepare students for success in college, career, and life through The Common Core Standards and The Framework for 21st Century Skills.

Discover how approaches such as Orff, Kodaly, and Dalcroze teach The Common Core Standards for Music and promote 21st Century Skills (Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Communication and Collaboration). Explore ways to help your students take responsibility for their own learning as they are becoming music makers.