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 three books on how to integrate tech into the elementary music classroom. She has presented many sessions on the topic, including four keynote addresses in TX, IN, St. Maarten, and AU. She is the recipient of the 2005 TI:ME Teacher of the Year, 2016 NJ Master Music Teacher, 2016 Governor’s Leader in Arts Education, and the 2017 NJ Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Awards.

Interviewed by Steve Adubato on Caucus: NJ

Amy Burns, Music Teacher, Far Hills Country Day School and Chair, Early Childhood Music Education, NJ Music Education Association, shares the benefits of exposing children to music even before birth to enhance their learning ability.

Steve Adubato speaks with Amy Burns, Lauren Meehan and Matt Ross, who are all passionate about the importance of music and the arts in a child’s life, staring as early as birth.

Podcast Interviews

MusicFirst: Profiles in Teaching with Technology - Episode Eight - Amy Burns by MusicFirst interviewed by Dr. Jim Frankel.

MTT18: Collaboration, Assessment and Digital Portfolios in Elementary Music – with Amy Burns, interviewed by Katie Wardrobe

SEESAW IN THE ELEMENTARY MUSIC CLASSROOM WITH AMY BURNS: Episode 392 with Amy Burns on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast by Vicki Davis


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