Professional Development

Conversational Solfege with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play
FAME Recommended Elective
(online course)

Course Description: 
Discover ways to thoughtfully develop the musicianship of your students with activities that use a high level of engagement with creativity and student input. A close look and experience with the Feierabend Approach (Conversational Solfege) and the Orff Approach or Orff Schulwerk will be the focus for study as well as how to integrate them meaningfully into your teaching.  This course will help you to reflect on your own teaching in a way that will encourage you to prioritize best practices regardless of the method(s) you use. Prior experience with Conversational Solfege and/or Orff Schulwerk is/are not required.. 

Instructor: Betsy Greene (past president of FAME)

1.5 Graduate Credits or PD/workshop Credits

Graduate Credit $900
PD Credit $750

5 one-hour online class meetings through ZOOM on Tuesdays at 7-8PM
January 25; February 1; February 8; Feb 15; March 8

 

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First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play
FAME Recommended Elective
(online course)

Course Description: 
Begin by learning classroom-ready activities which follow the eight part workout from First Steps in Music and integrate the Orff approach while gaining a better understanding of how to integrate these two approaches. Next, learn how to lesson plan using First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk and to develop your own integrated activities to use in your teaching. Prior First Steps in Music and/or Orff Schulwerk experience is not required.  

Instructor: Betsy Greene (past president of FAME)

1.5 Graduate Credits or PD/workshop Credits

Graduate Credit $900
PD Credit $750

5 one-hour online class meetings through ZOOM on Tuesdays at 6-7PM
January 25; February 1; February 8; Feb 15; March 8

 

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