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Workshops

Building on the Foundation: Making Vertical Connections Between Elementary & Middle School Music Programs

Plano Independent School District In-service Training 2007
Richardson Independent School District In-service Training 2009

Revised TEKS: What's New & What's Not

Denton Independent School District Workshop 2015

Activities for Student Assessment

Denton Independent School District Workshop 2003

Orff and Kodály Side by Side: Celebrating our Congruities and Our Diversities w/ co-presenter Dr. Julie Scott (SMU)

Oklahoma Kodály Educators & Oklahoma Orff Chapter Workshop 2000
Richardson Independent School District Workshop 2000
Waco Independent School District Workshop 2000
Southern Methodist University Summer Workshop 2002
University of North Texas Summer Workshop 2003, 2004, 2006
North Carolina Orff Chapter Workshop 2008

Play! It's Why the Song Exists

Kodály Educators of Texas South Texas Workshop 2015

Kodály with a Twist of Orff

San Antonio Independent School District Workshop 2003

Orff Meets Kodály: The Best of Both Worlds

North Louisiana Orff Chapter Workshop 2015
North Texas Orff Chapter Workshop 2016
Kodály Educators of Texas South Texas Workshop 2016

The Best Ideas I Ever Stole: A Tribute to the Instructors and Colleagues Who Made Me a Successful Teacher

Garland Independent School District Workshop 2000

Hear, Sing, Read, Create, Play: Music the Kodály Way

Southern Methodist University Summer Workshop 2000

Sequenced Play: Singing Games and Play Parties in the Elementary Grades

Kodály Educators of Texas, North Texas Regional Workshop 2002

Selecting Repertoire for the Literacy-Based Elementary Music Curriculum

West Texas Music Educators Conference 1999
Lewisville Independent School District Workshop 1999
Rockwall Independent School District Workshop 2000
Carollton-Farmers Branch School District Workshop 2000
Kodály Chapter of North Carolina Workshop 2000
North Side Independent School District Workshop 2003
Mansfield Independent School District Workshop 2005
Waco Independent School District Workshop 2007
United Independent School District Workshop 2010

Folk Songs and Singing Games to Encourage Beautiful Singing

North Texas Orff Chapter Workshop 1999

Traditional Voices through Modern Media

North Texas Kodály Workshop 2006

Traditional Music of Texas

University of New Mexico Kodály Program 2011
International Kodály Symposium 2013
Heart of Texas Orff Chapter 2014

Meet the Mountain Dulcimer

Carollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District Workshop 2013

How Can They Keep from Singing?

Humble Independent School District Workshop 2014

Songs for Individual Student Response

Oklahoma Orff & Kodály Chapters Joint Workshop 1999
Kodály of North Carolina Workshop 2007

An Introduction to the Kodály Approach to Music Education

University of North Texas Methods Class 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005
Tyler Independent School District Workshop 2000
Southern Methodist University Methods Class 2001

Kodály Techniques for Music Reading and Writing

North East Independent School District Workshop 1999

Sequence, Repertoire and Techniques for K-3 Music Instruction

Oklahoma Kodály Educators Northwest Regional Workshop 1990

Kodály Techniques for Music Reading and Writing

North East Independent School District Workshop 1999

Do's and Don'ts for Getting Your First Job

MENC Student Chapter - Southern Methodist University 2007
Adelphi University Lecture 2013
NAfME Student Chapter - University of North Texas 2014
NAfME Student Chapter - Southern Methodist University 2016

Conference Sessions

The "Kodály Volumes" - Materials for Teaching

American Orff-Schulwerk Association Conference 2010
Missouri Music Educators Association Conference 2012
Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2012

Little Gems: Elemental Forms for the Elementary Music Classroom

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2016

Kodály's Pentatonic Music: More Teaching Resources

American Kodály Educators Association Conference 2017

Music as a Second Language: Supporting Language Learning in the Music Classroom

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2014

Growing Your Personal Learning Network

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2016

On-Line Resources for the Elementary Music Classroom

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2016

From Sampling to Mature Oak: Growing a Vertical Curriculoum

Organization of American Kodály Educators 2011

Connecting the Dots and Filling the Blanks: Vertical Alignment in a Vocal Curriculum

American Kodály Educators Association Conference 2014

Lost In Translation: Connecting to Prior Learning to Smooth the Middle School Transition

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2010

The Joy of Singing: Individual Response Activities to Develop In-tune Singing

American Orff-Schulwerk Association Conference 2002
Wisconsin Music Educators Association Conference 2003
Music Educators National Conference Southwest Division Symposium 2005
Florida Music Educators Association Conference 2006

Songs of an Aural Tradition

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2004

Traditional Voices of Texas

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2006

Circle to the Left: Texas Play Parties

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2017

Traditional Voices through Modern Media

Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 2006

Why Kodály? Top 10 Reasons for Implementing a Kodály Curriculum in Your District

Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 2001

An Administrator’s Guide to Kodály Instruction

Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 2004
Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 2013
Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 2014

Musical Assessment vs.Evaluation

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2003

Orff and Kodály Side by Side: Celebrating our Congruities and Our Diversities” w/ co-presenter Dr. Julie Scott (SMU)

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2000
Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 2000
American Orff-Schulwerk Association Conference 2000
International Kodály Society Bi-Annual Symposium 2003
Music Educators National Conference Southwest Symposium 2005
Florida Music Educators Association Conference 2006

The Best Ideas I Ever Stole: A Tribute to the Instructors and Colleagues Who Made Me a Successful Teacher

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2000

Graded Play: Singing Games as an Assessment Tool

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 2003

Songs for Individual Student Response

American Orff-Schulwerk Association Conference 2002

Using Multicultural Repertoire to Teach Musical Literacy

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 1996
Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 1997

Making Music with the Substitute

Texas Music Educators Association Conference 1997
Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference 1998

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