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Meredith Duke
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Importing Garageband Creations into iMovie
The 4th graders that I have been working with are ready to import their Garageband poetry creations into iMove, which will feature their own artwork!  This tutorial will show you how to send your Garageband song to iMovie, and how to add pictures from the i...
Importing Garageband Creations into iMovie
Importing Garageband Creations into iMovie
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Beyond the notes on the page
Whenever new music is handed out there is a palpable sense of excitement in the air. I love hearing the students practicing the new passages as I make my way around the band room with the large stack of music. The room fills with new sounds as they test out...
Beyond the notes on the page
Beyond the notes on the page
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OpenEd.io --A resource that EVERY TEACHER (or human) should know of (and use!)
I got an email over the weekend from my assistant superintendent. He frequently alerts his "tech guinea pigs" when he finds something particularly exciting. When I had the chance to look at OpenEd.io , the incredibly awesome  resource that he had shared, I ...
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Transference of Knowledge in action in High School Band Midterm
I have had the great benefit of being on the team of educators and administrators that is helping lead the rest of the district through the lengthy, challenging and exhaustive (and/or exhaust ing ) process of getting our curriculum up into the Rubicon Atlas...
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Amazing article that I HAD to share, and my thoughts on Music Education
This easily distracted band teacher just loves to laugh. Some of the best moments in any of my rehearsals happen as a result of hilarity that only happens when students are involved. Encouraging a culture of fun, yet being able to get right back to work, is...
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The 2013 A.C.T.E.M. (Association of Computer and Technology Educators of Maine) Conference
My friend and colleague, Barbara Greenstone, is a well-respected technology teacher throughout the state. She suggested that I submit a proposal for consideration to the board of the ACTEM conference. I was so excited by her suggestion, that I immediately b...
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Standards Based Report Card for Band Classes -- 6th Grade, 7th-8th Grade, High School
I was inspired to get on board with Standards Based Reporting after taking part in a course designed for music teachers to understand assessment practices . It was a thrilling class -- the chance to discuss what works and what doesn't and make informed deci...
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Using iOS GarageBand with 4th Graders Discovering Poetry
Our district is integrating iPads for all grade levels, and I have the good fortune of teaming up with one of our wonderful 4th grade teachers in using iPads to bring poetry to life! The following is a basic tutorial for the concepts we will be using in the...
Using iOS GarageBand with 4th Graders Discovering Poetry
Using iOS GarageBand with 4th Graders Discovering Poetry
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