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Keith Ozsvath
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Music Educator and Self-Professed Techie
Music Educator and Self-Professed Techie

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Ten Strategies for an Effective Middle School Band Rehearsal
As another school year is just around the corner, here are Ten Strategies for an Effective Middle School Band Rehearsal. Both teachers and students are eager to start the school year in a positive direction. These strategies are solid advice for the younger...

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VMEA Clinic Session & Handout
Thank you to those that attended  Boost Your Technology Chops:  Apps, Tools & Resources for the Modern Music
Educator.  Session Handout

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Building a Positive Rapport with your Middle School Music Students
One of the cornerstones of any effective classroom management plan is the rapport the teacher has with their students. Michael Linsin, author of the blog Smart Classroom Management , states “ Rapport is nothing more than a connection you make with your stud...

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Boost Your Tech Chops - Midwest Clinic Session
Apps, Tools & Online Resources for the Music Educator Clinic Handout Presentation Boost Your Tech Chops - Midwest Clinic 2015 from bandtechie

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Playing Test Videos Using the Chromebook
Of all the useful technology tools that are available to music educators, assessment technology is one way to improve musical growth and achievement. Many schools now have a 1-to-1 Chromebook or laptop program which provides an excellent opportunity for stu...

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Music Education Friends: I want you to be among the first people to hear about an exciting new summer music camp offering for middle school band students. For many years, the  Music for All  Summer Symposium has made it’s mark by creating positively life-ch...

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Rehearsal Activity: Giving Students a Voice in Choosing What They Want to Play
Over the years, I have often allowed my students choose a piece of music to perform. It really has never been anything formal, a simple hand vote is all that has determined the outcome.  I chose 2-3 pieces that the group could pick from, we briefly played t...

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UPDATED: The First Day of Band - Setting the Stage for Success
There is not one student that comes to school on the first day not wanting to have a great year.  The importance of what you say and do on the first day of class has enormous implications because  you  are setting the tone for the rest of the school year.  ...

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Really great newsletter creator!  I have been using this for a few months now to create monthly newsletters for my students' parents.
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