Some Cool New(ish) Tools
Seesaw: The Learning Journal Overview
- Can add lines, shapes, text, images, etc.
- Can group items together (ex. think line + oval to make a quarter note!)
- Create a template to share with students
- Can hack the end of a document URL to force students to make a copy (Directions here)
- Best way: Google Classroom to share copies with students
- Can use for melodic dictation, arranging music, rhythm dictation, making worksheet assignments digital instead of paper
- Can use one slide deck and have each student edit one slide (then the teacher has all of them in one place!)
View a simple example here!
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About the Presenter
Andrea Halverson is a E-12 technology integration specialist for Princeton Public Schools in Princeton, MN. In this position, she provides professional development and training for teachers, supports teachers in curriculum development and technology integration, and supports students in the classroom. Prior to her work in technology, she spent nine years as a K-5 music specialist. She is currently the Executive Treasurer for the Midwest Kodaly Music Educators of America and is the Program Chair and past President for the Kodaly Chapter of Minnesota. She holds a B.A. in vocal music education, an M.A. in Kodaly music education from the University of St. Thomas, and is certified in both the Kodaly and Orff-Schulwerk approaches.