A short visit with how assessment can be hidden inside fun activities will be explored and a look inside how the teacher evaluation system based around Student Growth Outcomes can be useful and not so scary. Check out the presenter's recent blog post on Teaching With Orff on this subject for more information.
WHEN: October 14, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
WHERE: William Paterson University: University Commons (Machuga Student Center) Room 171B - due to ongoing construction in Hunziker Hall, fall workshops will be held in a new location (see WPUNJ's website for a campus map)
REGISTRATION: visit our registration page for more info
Drue M. Bullington teaches elemental music and movement at Brownstown and J.E. Fritz Elementary Schools at Conestoga Valley School District in Lancaster, PA. Drue has a rich and varied background in choral music as a conductor of children’s choral music, private studio instructor and professional choral singer. He is twice a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania having received a B.S. in Music Education and a M.M. in Music Education with a certification in Orff Schulwerk. He has done extensive post graduate study as well through masterclasses and an apprenticeship program at George Mason University. Currently, he's pursuing a second masters degree in Online Teaching and Learning through Wilkes University. Drue has taught Level I most recently in Des Moines, Iowa at Drake University, and for the teachers of Charleston County School District, in Charleston, South Carolina, and at Winthrop University, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Drue has offered numerous professional development and workshop sessions on elemental music and movement through the Orff Schulwerk approach, incorporating technology, and integrating the soprano ukulele into the K-12 music classroom.