Janice will give a short welcome each day to comment and build on the mindset of success of the speakers.
Dr Collins will speak about the evidence-based-research of the benefits of music education, and how best to communicate those to your students, parents and school administration.
In this session Julian will discuss his extensive research in the area of listening, and how that can help us become master communicators with the children we teach.
Janice will speak with internationally recognized anti-bullying speaker and trainer Donna Clark love about prevention and intervention strategies for bullying.
Janice will speak to Renee Grant-Williams, one of the world’s top vocal coaches, who has assisted some of the biggest names in music today.
In her own session Janice will discuss the needs of the curriculum and give you complete confidence that whatever curriculum you need to follow that you will be able to do that in an effective way, plus engage and motivate your students to come to music class full of life every day!
Janice will further build on the mindset of success of all the speakers in the conference.
Janice will speak with experienced Orff educator and lecturer in music, dance and educational psychology Robyn Staveley about Neuropedagogy, particularly relating cognitive neuroscience to practice or usable theory.
No matter how much experience you may already have in conducting choirs, you’ll learn something new from prolific author, composer and choir-master Andy Beck.
In this session Sue will speak about practical ideas and strategies for behaviour management, based on her extensive experience and research in this area.
Janice will speak with gultar clinician and workshop instructor Don Hicks about how to best implement a classroom guitar program.
Janice will review the latest in software for music education and show you how it is used in practice.
Janice will continue to build on the mindset of success of a music teacher in these short opening sessions.
Janice will speak to Dr. Trinka about ways that Kodály philosophy and practice can influence music instruction in the classroom.
Janice will be talking to Alice about practical ways to teach students with special needs and create a vibrant, inclusive music classroom environment.
In this session Janice will talk to award winning music educator Robb Janov about his transformational work with Rock and Rhythm programs in middle school.
Janice will speak to experienced percussion & drumming specialist Peter Matzick and learn the basics of how to inspire classes with drums and percussion.
Janice will explore a different, yet important software program for music educators.
Janice will continue to expand on the mindset of success of the speakers in this conference and all successful music teachers.
Janice will speak with one of Australia’s most highly regarded trainers and clinicians in the Orff approach about ways to find creative and musical ways to achieve learning and engagement with Orff.
Janice will speak to Elise about strategies for Teaching Music to Students with Social, Emotional, Developmental, Behavioral, and Learning Disabilities.
Janice will speak John about the way he came to write some of the most popular band method books ever written, and how they are still relevant today.
Janice will continue to explore the best and most relevant software tools available to music teachers today.
In this final session Janice will discuss the mindset required to take the advice of all these masters in music education and put it into practice in your classroom.