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Creating Lessons Which Lead to MAEIA Assessments
When I present at workshops the question I am asked most often is, “But how do I teach this?”. As I reflect on my 20 years of teaching, in year one I probably would have had...Continue Reading
Cathy Depentu: The Benefits of Pushing Out of Your Comfort Zone
I believe in the importance of MAEIA and its resources. I always try to set aside my ego and throw myself into difficult challenges or situations in order to improve, from an advanced violin class (...Continue Reading
Rebecca Arndt: Why is MAEIA so important?
I have been asked about what the MAEIA project is and why it is so important. The simple answer is I want to give my students the best of me and the...Continue Reading
Cathy DePentu: Excited and Engaged in Teaching After 35 Years!
Thirty-five years ago a guidance counselor asked me, “Why should we schedule a student all four years in Orchestra? Aren’t students just repeating the same class?” I attempted to explain that students continue to...Continue Reading
Margaret Thiele: Having Fun with the MAEIA Assessments
Last year I participated in the field-testing for the MAEIA Assessments for elementary music. In that role my focus was on the assessments themselves, the length of time it took to administer them, if they...Continue Reading
Stuart Chapman Hill: “Creating” Better Professional Development
Stuart Chapman Hill Leave a Comment arts education, arts educator testimonials, community building, create, creative process, cynthia crump taggart, experiential learning, MAEIA, music education, professional development, professional learning, reflection, response, ryan d. shaw, SAEDAE, standards, stuart chapman-hill
If you want to get a group of educators chattering in a hurry, walk into a teachers’ lounge and toss out a favorite educational “buzz” word or phrase. One of my favorites, as a middle...Continue Reading