Alison Housley International Grammar School, Sydney, Australia
Andrew Mifsud @AndyMifsud Music Teacher, Barker College, Sydney, Australia
Jane-Marie Talese @MsTalese Music Teacher, Tara Anglican School for Girls, Sydney, Australia
Description: Creativity. How do you begin, how do you make is the backbone of your classroom? View teachers from around the world how they use creativity within their classroom. Samuel Wright, a composer and educator has put together a variety of musicians and visual arts that demonstrate how they use creativity through collaboration and the arts. Learn from them and from more examples from Samuel below.
There are many ways to take part in the discussion:
Join us at the conference live page for a live panel discussion with educators who have implemented creativity into the classroom on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1:00pm Greenwich mean time. (9:00am EST; 8:00 CST; 3:00 Vienna)
Tweet with the hashtag #k12onlineconf. Your tweets will show up in our slow chat here as well as on Twitter.
Alison Housley International Grammar School, Sydney, Australia Andrew Mifsud @AndyMifsud Music Teacher, Barker College, Sydney, Australia Jane-Marie Talese @MsTalese Music Teacher, Tara Anglican School for Girls, Sydney, Australia
Samuel Wright is a cutting edge music educator that embodies creativity. He taught last year in Korea and then this past summer, moved, with his young family, to Austria. He defines risk-taking in his professional and musical life. He integrates technology into music lessons that seamlessly pushes his students to create and compose using a variety of applications and programs.
On Monday, April 24, 2017, you will see how he has developed his curriculum and collaborated over many continents with other like-minded educators.
He has published iBooks which are found on iTunes U. He delights in creating opportunities for his students and is always looking to creating innovation projects. He has years of experience in Music Education, Composition, Ensembles, Orff & Curriculum Development, PYP (Primary Years Program – International Baccalaureate Primary) to MYP (MIddle Years Program – International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme) and Diploma Music.
He is an Apple Distinguished Educator (2015). His website offers a wonderful insight to his creative process with his students, https://wrightstuffmusic.com/