iPads in the Music Classroom
Christopher Russell, Prescott, WI
July 14-15, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day
Wisconsin Center for Music Education


 

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Instructor Graduate Credit Information
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Location and Directions:
Waunakee High School is located at 301 Community Drive in Waunakee. From Main Street in Waunakee (Hwy 19), take Century Ave (Hwy Q) south to Centennial Parkway. 

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Description: 
Day One: Basic Topics - 
This day will familiarize you with the iPad and its operating system (iOS) as well as to introduce you to the basic apps that you would use in music education settings.    A short history of the iPad will be included, as well as a discussion of how the iPad can be used in various settings (teacher only, 1:1, general music, and choir/band/orchestra).  We will also discuss iPad resources for the music educator, such as public domain music sites, blogs, and YouTube videos.  You will also learn how to use your iPad to wirelessly project to an LCD projector using AirPlay.  Participants should bring an activated iPad, and have the ability to purchase apps with an iTunes account connected to a credit card or have funds available on an iTunes gift card, so you can purchase apps and begin using them for your own teaching this fall.

Day 2: Advancing Topics - This day is meant to expand on the topics introduced at the basic level.  Specific software will be examined in depth, including forScore, Keynote, Noteshelf (or Notability), GarageBand, and Notion.  The focus of this session is for someone better acquainted with the iPad to make better use of the device in the classroom setting.  Participants are encouraged to come with a lot of questions, be open for a lot of discussion and app sharing, and if possible, to bring materials they have already created for the iPad.  The intent of this session is that participants will leave with shared resources they can use in the classroom the following year.  Participants should bring an activated iPad, and have the ability to purchase apps with an iTunes account connected to a credit card or have funds available on an iTunes gift card, so you can purchase apps and begin using them for your own teaching this fall.

Wisconsin Teaching Standards Addressed: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Wisconsin Music Standards Addressed: D, E, F, G, H


Instructor:

Dr. Christopher Russell is director of choirs and fine arts department chair at East Ridge High School in Woodbury, MN.  He holds a B.S. from Northwestern College, M.A. from the University of St. Thomas and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.  He is a lyric tenor and tubist, and has presented sessions on the use of technology in music education at various state and national music conferences.  He authored an book titled Practical Technology for Music Education which is available in the iBookstore, and authors a blog called “Technology in Music Education" at techinmusiced.com.

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Registration:
Pre-registration closes 7/7/14
Member*               $130.00
Non-member        $145.00
Undergraduate    $ 60.00
On Site                 $155.00
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*Discounts for WMEA, NAfME or staff in WSMA member schools.


Graduate Credit Information:
Registrants have the opportunity to earn one graduat credit for this course for an additional fee of $220. This is a separate registration and fee from the workshop registration. Please download a copy of the Viterbo registration form (pdf) and mail it with a check (made payable to Viterbo University) to:

Mary Elsner
Wisconsin Center for Music Education
1005 Quinn Dr.
Waunakee, WI  53597

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Viterbo University will email participants instructions for retrieving their grade reports online approximately 4-6 weeks after the course has been completed, after which time you may request a transcript. Transcripts may be requested directly from Viterbo by completing and mailing in a Transcript Request Form (pdf). Transcripts are $5 per transcript per request.

For more information on graduate credit opportunities, please visit our Graduate Credit Information page.


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