Amy M. Burns

Elementary Music Technology and Integration

Amy M. Burns has taught PreK-grade 4 general music for over 20 years at Far Hills Country Day School. She has authored 3 books on how to integrate tech into the elementary music classroom. She has presented many sessions on the topic, including 3 keynote addresses in TX, IN, and AU. She is the recipient of the TI:ME Teacher of the Year, NJ Master Music Teacher, Governor’s Leader in Arts Education, and the NJ Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Awards.

 

Articles

These links bring you to articles that I have written recently about integrating technology into the elementary music classroom.

 
 

Learning Empathy Through the Arts in the Elementary Grades found in NAIS Independent Teacher, fall 2018

Students will seek understanding of their world through empathy if we give them a context they can relate to, like art and music, through which they have the freedom to explore all their questions. https://www.nais.org/magazine/independent-teacher/fall-2018/learning-empathy-through-the-arts-in-the-elementary-grades/

five ways to use seesaw in the early childhood and elementary general music classroom

Click on the link and go to page 40 to read about the webinars for elementary music educators. NJMEA Tempo, October, 2018. 

part Two: Five Chromebook Apps/Websites for the elementary general music classroom

Click on the link and go to page 38 to read about the webinars for elementary music educators. NJMEA Tempo, May, 2018. 

part one: Five Chromebook Apps/Websites for the elementary general music classroom

Click on the link and go to page 38 to read about the webinars for elementary music educators. NJMEA Tempo, March, 2018. 

Top items i have learned when preparing for an elementary general music concert

Click on the link and go to page 38 to read about the webinars for elementary music educators. NJMEA Tempo, January, 2018. 

Project-Based Learning Across the Curriculum found in NAIS Independent Teacher, fall 2017

Project-Based Learning across the curriculum is an excellent way for students to have a meaningful learning experience. When students relate content they are studying in their classroom to content they are studying in music, art, or other extended classes, they are joyful. https://www.nais.org/magazine/independent-teacher/fall-2017/project-based-learning-across-the-curriculum/

Quick Tech Tips for The Elementary music educator

Click on the link and go to page 37 to read about the webinars for elementary music educators. NJMEA Tempo, October, 2017. 

Recap of NJMEA Webinars from the 2016-2017 school year

Click on the link and go to page 36 to read about the webinars for elementary music educators. NJMEA Tempo, May, 2017. 


The Intriguing Music Educator with the Technological Know-How

This article written by Ron Berger was published in the Huffington Post. It is a really nice article he wrote about my work.


using technology to assist with assessment in the elementary music classroom

Click on the link and go to page 36 to read about assessment in the elementary music classroom. NJMEA Tempo, March, 2017. 


STEAM: Connecting music across the curriculum

Click on this link to read the article about STEAM in the elementary music and science classrooms. Southwestern Musician, January, 2017.


Great day with denise gagne!

Click on the link above go to page 48 to read about the one-day workshop with Denise Gagne. NJMEA Tempo, January, 2017.


STEAM

This article was published by NAIS Independent Teacher in the Fall of 2016.


adding technology to enhance global communications and creativity in the elementary music classroom

Click on the link and go to page 34 to read about implementing global communications in the elementary music classroom. NJMEA Tempo, October, 2017. 

 

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