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The word on the street these days is Design. It comes up in terms like ‘design thinking’ and ‘design process’. Educators are increasingly being urged to use design in their professional practice and to teach …

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Cell Phones in the Classroom: Music education in the BYOD era

May 23, 2018 – 1:16 pm | Comments Off on Cell Phones in the Classroom: Music education in the BYOD era3,761 views

Guest post by musician Louise Campbell, Artist in Schools
I have a bias towards living life unplugged, especially when it comes to being in a classroom with a room full of students. Despite this preference, tech is …

Music, Memory and Making the Most of Earworms

January 17, 2018 – 11:02 am | Comments Off on Music, Memory and Making the Most of Earworms1,258 views

This is a guest post by music educator Louise Campbell.
Memory is trained less and less in our everyday lives, with major impacts on students’ ability to understand and master subject matter. Assuming there are basics …

Singing the Grade School Blues

April 19, 2017 – 9:33 am | 2 Comments | 870 views

When I was about twelve years old I was flipping through my parent’s record collection and came across B.B. King ‎– Live In Cook County Jail, an album cover faded and textured like prison denim.
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Burgundy Jazz: Exploring Black History Within a Local Context

February 23, 2016 – 11:07 am | One Comment | 1,495 views
Burgundy Jazz

February is Black History Month, a time to learn, honour and celebrate the achievements of black Canadians. An interesting entry point for you and your students to explore black history is Burgundy Jazz: Life and …