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Wednesday, July 20 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Add a Pinch of Salt -Tweaking Your Plan

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Participate in four short lessons with a helpful discussion on how to enhance it to address all components of our 2014 National Music Standards. You're already creating amazing lesson plans in Performing, Creating, and Responding but may just need a few steps to get maximum results. Final product - students become independent performers, creators, and responders to music!

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Damien Dimas

Director, Modern Bands, Thomas Jefferson High School, Dallas ISD
I always envisioned myself waving a baton in front of a traditional symphonic or concert band. It's what I did as a musician. But, outside of the band hall, I played guitar for my dad, and around the clubs in Chicago. I've been playing guitar, bass and drums in bands much like the ones we teach since I was 13. My dad began teaching me the blues since I was 8. The first song I learned in its in entirety was Brown Sugar by ZZ Top when I was 10... Read More →
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Denese Odegaard

President-Elect, NAfME
Denese Odegaard, National Association for Music Education (NAfME) President (June 2016), is currently the Fargo (North Dakota) Public Schools Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist, and has taught orchestra for 33 years.  National service includes service as a board member on both the American String Teachers Association Board (ASTA) and the NAfME Board. While on the ASTA Board, she was chair of the Committee on School Orchestra and Strings... Read More →
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Junar Ortega

Elementary School General Music Teacher, Sherman Independent School District
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William Whiting

Mckitrick Elementary • Tampa

Wednesday July 20, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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