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Guest post by John Churchville. Mr. Churchville, a music educator from Ann Arbor, Michigan, reflects on his experience at the 2018 Association for Popular Music Education National Conference. Recently I traveled to a town just outside of Nashville, Tennessee called Murfreesboro to attend the Association for Popular Music Education (APME) National Conference. This yearly event…

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Planning Soundtrap PD in the Fall? Part II

Earlier this summer we posted Planning Soundtrap PD in the Fall? Part I which featured Education Specialist, Meredith Allen, breaking down her thoughts and solutions to problematic common teacher professional development practices. Now we’d like to follow up with some resources created by Jocelyn Kervin, a Digital Literacy Resource Teacher in Ontario. She has created an AMAZING…

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Planning Soundtrap PD in the Fall? Start HERE! (Part I)

What are the biggest problems with common teacher professional development practices and how can they be fixed? Aristotle said: “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” Sometimes I feel like our leaders miss this target when planning and facilitating professional development for educators. We are individuals. We learn differently from each…

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Soundtrap is heading to ISTE 2018…Here’s where you can find the team!

Soundtrap Booth Booth #2611 Monday: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. AV Creative Apps Party! Monday: 9-11 p.m. Location: The Underground RSVP here Google Partner Demos Booth 1602 Monday: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 12:30-2:30 p.m. BestBuy for Education Partner Demos Booth 1436 Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Podcasting Presentation…

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Creativity, Innovation and Student voice at #ISTE18 with the Creativity Passport Challenge!

The creativity passport challenge is a fun way for educators to experience new products while earning a chance to win over $6,000 for in products at #ISTE18. What do this year’s six creativity passport companies have in common? 1. They are loved by forward-thinking educators, and 2. They support a shared goal of igniting creativity, student voice…

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