Technology Integration for the Modern Music Educator

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September 23December 15, 2019

Do you struggle to integrate technology into your rehearsal? Maybe you want to be more intentional and effective with your technology use? Or perhaps you feel like your students know more about technology than you do? This course will prepare you to integrate technology as a way to enhance your teaching and professional development. Discover tools and online software that will help you create practical, engaging lessons and assignments for your students. A portion of the course will be spent on establishing or enhancing your professional learning network (PLN) in the online music education world. This course is geared toward the instrumental or choral teacher who has limited technology experience.

Instructor: Keith Ozsvath

Headshot_2016Music educator Keith Ozsvath is passionate about helping other directors improve their craft. He maintains an active schedule as a blogger, professional development leader, and clinician for middle school bands. Ozsvath has been sharing his life-long passion for music with the students at Rotolo Middle School in Batavia, IL, a five-time NAMM Best Community for Music Education, since 2001. Ozsvath currently directs the Symphonic Band, Eighth Grade Band, and Jazz Ensemble, while finding unique ways to integrate technology to enhance his students’ learning.

He has presented numerous professional development sessions for music educators at the The Midwest Clinic, Virginia Music Educators Association, Illinois Music Educators Conference, VanderCook College of Music, and the Association of Middle Level Educators. His dedication to teaching has been recognized through the Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator award in 2015 and twice by “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers”.  In 2017, Ozsvath was honored with an “Exemplary Educator Award” from the Batavia CANDO parent organization. Most recently, he was inducted to the Nazareth Academy Fine Arts Hall of Fame in 2018.


 

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