Workshops for Teachers
Saturday, September 17, 2011 – Doug Goodkin – Topic: BRAIN RULES: 12 Ways to Transform Your Teaching
Drawing from John Medina’s "Brain Rules," this workshop will look at each of 12 principles of brain-friendly teaching as they are realized in an inspired Orff class. Using material for all ages, this workshop offers hands-on experiences just right for the child’s way of learning. Participants can expect to come away with activities that motivate and inspire and ideas that both focus our teaching and advocate for the non-negotiable importance of the arts. Workshop held at OC Department of Ed.
Saturday, October 22, 2011 – Dr. Rene Boyer – Topic: TBA
Saturday, January 28, 2012 – Chapter Sharing – Topic: Music & Movement
Orff Schulwerk from the Heart will focus on engaging all learners by providing successful music and movement activities that presenters have taught in their classrooms. Guest presenter: Dr. Sheila Woodward (USC) who, herself experienced the Orff Schulwerk in the classroom growing up in South Africa, and other highly qualified presenters! Workshop held at OC Department of Ed.
Saturday, March 24, 2012 – Randy DeLelles – Topic: Orff Schulwerk Under Construction.
Workshop will examine the idea of Jeff Kriske construction in the music classroom, specifically how we design activities, build lessons, and develop performances. Participants will experience kid-tested activities appropriate for grades K-5. Workshop held at OC Department of Ed.