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.

 

MECYS

This page is for elementary educators in Sint Maarten.

 

PADlet

Our workshop padlet can be found at https://padlet.com/aburns13/MECYS. You can ask questions, post resources, and more throughout the workshop. 

Evaluation

Please click on this link (https://goo.gl/forms/lPANRlyMZB5T9fOS2) to complete a workshop evaluation. Thank you!

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Music Creation

Resources:

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Composition

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Pilot teachers

Set Up Garageband for a Podcast

 

  • To begin a vocal track, launch GarageBand. Click the + button on the top right-hand side.

  • Make sure you are in the "Tracks" tab.

  • Swipe through until you find "Audio Recorder."

  • Now press the + button on the right-hand side, click on "8 bars", turn on "Automatic", and click back into the track view screen.

  • You are ready to record. Turn the blues metronome off and click on the red record button.

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Media with Music/Scoring Movies/Flipping the Classroom/Digital Portfolios

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Music activities

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Assessment and Organization:

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Free Technology Handout

 

 

Technology Integration Handout

 

 

 iPad Lessons Handout      

iPad Lessons Handout

 

 

  More Resources for Music Educators Handout      

 More Resources for Music Educators Handout

 

 

 GarageBand - 10+ Lesson Ideas       

GarageBand - 10+ Lesson Ideas 

 

 

 Pilot Teachers Workshop Handout      

Pilot Teachers Workshop Handout

 

 

 Technology Certificate of Completion

Technology Certificate of Completion

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