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Brandt Schneider
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Lives in Southbury, CT
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Today we will have a coding test.  If you have spent time in code avengers this should be no problem. Please do the following first:  Create a folder in your W Drive.  Name it "HTML Files".  All your work will be in this folder. For each web page you will d...
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1. Watch this video.  Put in your headphones. After watching, embed video on your blog. Include short reflection and explanation for your readers. 2. Get to 500 pts on Code Avengers . 3. Complete a Google a Day and add to your spreadsheet. 4. Let me know wh...
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Are you into Lego's? Maybe you like to build stuff. Are you ever bored and just feel like building something? Well now you can! Introducing, Build with Chrome! This is an all new software program from Google where you can bui...
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Good post.  When you know your audience it changes how you write.  Go into blogger stats and try to figure out which post attracted the German readers.
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http://everupandonward.blogspot.com/2012/12/rethinking-concerts.html Please remember part of todays assignment is to leave a constructive comment on Dr. MacDonald's blog.
Besides modifying my university jazz ensemble's curriculum (to include improvisation, sight-reading and listening), I have been questioning the way in which we do concerts.  I have been asking myself questions like:  Who are ...
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I believe I am moving towards my teacher evaluation goal of improving technique and improving sight-reading. I have data of students using Smartmusic and I have been scoring a rubric at least twice per marking period.  In general, I think the data is valid....
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Hello to my blog readers from Great Britain, Canada, and California!! I found that these are the three most active places that my blog is read at. To my readers in Great Britain, how are you? Do you like to play football(socc...
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This white type on black background is tough for me to read.  Why do you think we got visits from the UK?
Most of  the Clustr Map dots are from California, Connecticut, but there are some from Great Britain. There have been a number of page views, but they have decreased because blogger had stopped working for a while and no one ...
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Music Director and Coach at Seymour High School
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Brandt Schneider, a native of Newtown, CT, received a BA from Oberlin  College in 1991, a MPA from Syracuse University in 1994, and a Sixth Year degree in Educational Leadership from Southern Connecticut State University in 2008.  While at Oberlin he studied jazz composition with Wendell LoganDonald Byrd, and JJ Johnson and was a four year member of the Oberlin Jazz Ensemble.  He has taught as a music director in Los Angeles, Louisiana, Newtown, and Derby.  He has been selected as the 1993 Jackson High School Teacher of the Year, 1998 Derby teacher of the year, a recipient of the 2002 New Haven Symphony Excellence in Music Teaching Award, and received a 1993 commendation from the State of Louisiana legislature for outstanding teaching.  In 2001 he was designated a Palm Education Pioneer.  While an assistant at Newtown High School the marching band performed in both the Rose Bowl and Citrus Bowl Parades.  He has presented workshops and served as chairman of various Connecticut Music Educators (CMEA) Festivals and Ensembles.  Mr. Schneider is a member ofTeach for America’s Class of 1991.

      After joining the Derby staff in 1996 the performance music program grew from zero to fifteen large ensembles.  Students performed with Jung-Ho Pak, Tom Duffy, Ted Rosenthal, Phil Bowler, Awadagin Pratt, Earl MacDonald, Dan Goble, the Yale Concert Band, and the UConn Jazz Ensemble.  Students attended the 2001 and 2004 IAJE Festival in New York City.  In 2002 both the DHS Jazz Ensemble and Small Ensemble program were selected to perform at the CMEA Conference. In 2005 Mr. Schneider presented a workshop on handheld computers  in Jazz Education at the IAJE conference in Long Beach, CA. 

As a track coach Mr. Schneider has led several teams to league and state titles in Louisiana and Connecticut.  Mr. Schneider currently teaches music at Seymour High School.  

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  • Oberlin College
    History, 1991
  • Southern Connecticut State University
    Education Admin, 2008
  • Syracuse University
    Public Administration, 1994
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