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TI:ME/TMEA Pre-Conference Day Session Titles!
Registration onsite opens at 8AM! If paying by check: ALL CHECKS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO TI:ME or Technology Institute for Music Educators. We can NOT accept checks made out to TMEA or Texas Music Educators Association.
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
Tricks to Make Instructional Videos Engaging
We are all aware of how difficult it is to keep students' attention. If you don't take the extra time to make sure your class videos are engaging, you can defeat the entire purpose of making them. In this enjoyable clinic, Cox will show you some tricks to make your classroom videos more engaging and fun for your students. This will include example videos, filming technique demonstration, and some editing demonstration.
Inspiring Creativity and Community with Technology
Julianna Mateyko, Presented by MusicFirst
Composition technology, from browser based notation software to DAWs to iconic sequencers, allows students of all ages to break free from staff paper and traditional notation and create music. Using the cloud based tools and integration of the MusicFirst Online Classroom, session participants will compose, create, and share, so bring your own device!
Save Your Voice: Make Portable PA work for you!
Ryan DiPietrantonio, Presented by Samson
What’s the difference between microphone, instrument and speaker cables? Which mic works best? Where should my speakers go? And how to make it all work in your classroom.
Discover Yamaha Technology In Music Education Solutions
Tony Escueta, Presented by Yamaha
Music Education has long been at the heart and soul of Yamaha. Yamaha product specialist Tony Escueta will take you on a guided tour of all the free educational resources Yamaha has developed to effectively teach music with technology including iPad apps, websites and blogs, music labs, Steinberg software, PA solutions, and remote learning.
Using Technology with the Feierabend Approach
Dr. Missy Smith Strong and Amy Burns
Dr. Missy Smith Strong and Amy M. Burns team up to show how technology can be used with the Feierabend approach. Dr. Strong and Burns will demonstrate how technology can enhance assessments, organization, creativity, and composition within the Feierabend fundamentals, including the First Steps program and Conversational Solfege. Participants will also get to experience and learn more about the Feierabend approach. This session is perfect for any elementary music educator who uses the Feierabend materials, or is curious about the approach, or would like to know how to use technology within that approach.
From Concept to Creation - Studio quality recordings on your iPad & Mac
Cody Cloe, Presented by Apogee Electronics
Join Apogee Electronics in demonstrating practical classroom applications for recording. This session will feature creative concept to finished tracks, for both iPad & Mac, using real world tools featuring Apogee Audio Interfaces.
Assessing Musicians With Google Forms Quizzes
Use the new quiz features in Google Forms to create free, auto-grading quizzes for your students. Questions and answers can be shuffled automatically, and you can include images, sound clips, and/or video with your questions. Students can even study their wrong answers on the results page!
Instrumental, Theory and Ear Training Software for 24/7 Teaching and Assessment
Kord Taylor, Presented by eMedia Music
Your computer has ears! Software tools wed proven pedagogy with an interactive approach to help students to practice and make your assessments easier. Students study a complete curriculum as the computer listens to their quizzes and performances to provide you with their progress. We will cover guitar, piano, and vocal instruction; music theory; ear training, and tools for creating custom lessons.
Device Management in a Mobile-Friendly Music Classroom
Graham Hepburn, Presented by Quaver Music
You understand the powerful promise of mobile devices in your classroom, but it's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the devices and all the things that could go wrong! How you incorporate and manage devices in your classroom can either enhance or distract from your existing teaching goals. See how Quaver’s Student Interactives serve to facilitate extension activities, assessment, and personalized learning no matter what devices are in your classroom. Attendees will walk away with tangible tips for managing classroom technology and encouraging true interactivity in their lessons.
What’s New in Notation- Steinberg’s Dorico
Greg Ondo, Presented by Steinberg
As a student working to discover your own voice as a composer through an exploration of existing styles, genres, and techniques, you need an adaptable and efficient tool at your fingertips to facilitate your musical development. As a teacher producing assignments, arrangements for student ensembles, or assessing submitted work, you need a tool that has the same sophisticated understanding of music that you do.Join Steinberg presenter Greg Ondo to learn about this exciting new development in the world of notation and receive a 30 day free trial version.
Less Talking, More Doing!: iPad based curriculum centered on MUSIC MAKING for all types of secondary general music classrooms.
Are you struggling with ways to make & compose meaningful music in your secondary general music class (general music, theory, music appreciation, etc.)? Often, we use technology to learn ABOUT music but the iPad affords students with little experience the opportunity to MAKE music. Learn about practical, easy-to-use activities for playing, composing and interacting with music in meaningful ways on iPads, iPhones & iPods. Activities will range from playing along with Stravinsky to composing with EDM. Resource packets w/ activities provided.
Musical Mult-Selves: Technology and Comprehensive Musicianship
The musical multi-self is several single selves digitally musicing with themselves. Live-loopers, multi-trackers and blended live performers are embracing this phenomenon. Multi-self oriented music education might provide educators a platform towards developing students’ comprehensive musicianship. Come discover innovative lesson plans, project ideas, assessment strategies and more!
Go GREEN! 5 Collaborative Project Ideas Using Green Screens
Go GREEN with your team! Are you hungry for engaging collaborative project ideas for grades 1-4? Discover how to use GREEN SCREEN TECHNOLOGY with a 50-States commercial jingle, an animal diorama soundscape, the Chubby Checker infomercial twist, demonstrating musical form with the Sabre Dance, or riding the dancing sound waves to turn on the STEAM. Bring your iPad and let's DoInk together.
If I Only Had Time
John Mlynczak, Presented by Noteflight
Ask yourself what would you do if you had more time? Would you incorporate music creation, learn new technology, and engage students in collaborative projects if you only had time? This session will demonstrate how to efficiently integrate short music creation lessons into your current schedule, allowing for students to engage in active music creation and increased musicianship.
Live Sound & Recording: It’s more than plugs and faders
Music educators are typically asked to run the live sound equipment and record the school events, but often lack the training to do this. After all, they are music educators, not audio engineers. This session demonstrates how to create a quality live-sound and recording venue.
Assessment: A Creative Approach
Assessment. How do we have meaningful assessments in the music classroom and how do we know that students really understand beyond being able to perform a scale or pass a test? Sanders will present ideas for non-traditional assessments that help us assess skill and understanding of subject matter and push student creativity and innovation.
Personalized Learning: Make Music Fun & Engaging!
See what all the fuss is about on personalized learning and how elementary music teachers can get on board and incorporate personalized learning through best practices, teaching strategies, and seamless technology integration.
Sibelius for Education
Gary Atkins, Presented by Avid
This session will go over the newest features in Sibelius 8.5.1 and also cover some Sibelius basics. In addition, this session will explain why Sibelius is the best choice for educators and aid in the understanding of the differentiators from the competition.
Digital Time Management for the Music Teacher
Teachers spend too much time staring at computer screens checking email, scrambling to complete logistic tasks, and organizing documents. Technology is supposed to help us get work done, but often it is just one other thing in our way. Learn to harness the power of task management, calendar, and other productivity apps so that you can spend less time doing busywork and more time teaching music!
Interactive Options for the K-5 Music Classroom
No interactive board in your classroom? No problem! There are options available that can work for you with as little as a computer, projector and teacher iPad. Learn what to consider before choosing, hardware/software combinations and which questions you need to ask your IT department beforehand. Lesson ideas and choosing technology to suit your budget and teaching style will also be discussed.
Recording from Mobile to Desktop with IK and PreSonus
Micah Blouin and Daniel Boatman
IK and Presonus have generously donated an iRig recording interface and Studio One software for every TI:ME conference attendee. Now, how do we use it?!? This session will demonstrate how to easily record your students on mobile using the iRig, and how to use Studio One on Mac on PC.
TI:ME Technology Extravaganza
Open bar, door prizes, and special presentation:
Technology Is Changing All the TI-ME!
Technology in education allows us to teach students in a more efficient and interactive manner than ever before; however, also presents additional challenges of learning to navigate the ever-changing landscape of education technology. John Mlynczak, TI-ME President, will present the current trends in music technology in order to assist educators in making well-informed pedagogical decisions. This session will outline the most useful music technology solutions and products, and discuss the benefits of joining the TI-ME music technology community.
AMAZING OFFER BELOW WITH PRE-REGISTRATION!
Free iRig HD and StudioOne v3 Artist, plus 2017 TI:ME Membership with TI:ME/TMEA Pre-Conference Day Registration!
One day, three rooms, each packed with intensive music technology education sessions to help you get the most out of integrating tech into your programs on every grade level.
This is a one-day-only event, TI:ME is not producing sessions during TMEA the rest of the week, so if you want official TI:ME Workshop Sessions, come to this Pre-TMEA Conference Day!
TI:ME is announcing that the first 500 attendees registering for and attending the annual Pre-Conference Day of Tech Sessions at TMEA on February 8th in San Antonio will receive a free iOS/Mac audio device and recording software, courtesy of IK Multimedia and PreSonus, along with a free 2017 TI:ME membership! Registration for the event is only $50 (*plus small EventBrite service charge), and includes a full day of 21 awesome technology sessions followed by an evening reception/after party with free drinks and prize drawings.
The iRig HD retails for $79.99, and PreSonus StudioOne v3 Artist sells for $149.95, plus the annual TI:ME membership would be $50, so this value is worth just under $280, not to mention the value of the amazing sessions and after-party.
The Fine Print:
- 1. IK Multimedia iRig HD will be given to attendees on site at TMEA when picking up badge.
- 2. PreSonus StudioOne Artist v3 will be fulfilled via download directly by PreSonus in an email to registrants after the event with details on redeeming.
- 3. TI:ME Membership for 2017 will be fulfilled via an email code to be used to start a new membership or extend an existing membership through the online membership system, in an email to registrants after the event with details on redeeming.
- 4. If you registered before this announce, yes you get these items, too.
- 5. No, we will not mail the iRig HD to you.
About the iRigHD
The iRig HD picks up where the iRig leaves off by adding superior digital audio quality (96K compatibility) to an already powerful accessory. No matter where you are, iRig HD delivers delivers pure high-quality digital input signal. It features a 24-bit A/D ultra-transparent converter that accurately preserves the nuances of your instrument. This means you can rock out on your iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, or Mac laptop or desktop computer with studio quality sound. iRig HD features a standard 1/4" Hi-Z instrument input jack, and connects to your iOS device with the included Lightning cable.
The beauty of the iRig HD is that it works everywhere you do. It also comes with a handy USB cable and is class compliant, so you can plug right in to your laptop or desktop Mac computer and keep jamming. Start a project on your iPad, finish it on your Mac with the same great tone.
Now for the good stuff. Download AmpliTube FREE, AmpliTube Fender FREE, AmpliTube Slash or AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix app from the App store. Plug your guitar into iRig HD, plug your headphones into your device headphone jack and launch the app. immediately you'll see something very familiar - a complete guitar rig. AmpliTube iOS recreates your entire guitar/bass signal chain in your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad.
AmpliTube FREE, AmpliTube Fender FREE, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix and AmpliTube Slash come with a built-in single-track recorder, expandable to 4 tracks on the iPhone/iPod touch and 8-tracks on the iPad versions of the apps. Immediately you can record your performance, and the length is limited only by your device memory. When you expand the recorder (via in-app purchase), you also get master effects, giving you a complete mobile recording solution built right into your device. Create full songs and compositions right on your iOS device, and export them in WAV or MP3 formats to share via SoundCloud, FTP or email. For iPhone 6+ and below, or iPad with Lightning connector, along with USB connection for Mac.
- • High-quality instrument-level 1/4" Hi-Z input jack
- • Detachable cables for Lightning and USB connector compatibility
- • Preamp gain control
- • High-quality low-noise, high-definition preamp
- • High-quality 24-bit A/D conversion
- • Powered by the iOS device or USB
- • Also works with line level signals from synthesizers, keyboards/mixers
- • Ultra-compact and lightweight
- • Comes with AmpliTube FREE apps (free download on App Store)
About StudioOne Artist v3 - Making music is faster and easier
With version 3, PreSonus has taken Studio One Artist to the next level with cool new virtual instruments, fast ways to find the right backing tracks, step sequencing for easily programing beats and other musical parts, an improved mixing console, and interface tweaks that make working more productive and enjoyable. Many of the musicians at Sweetwater are hardcore Studio One users. PreSonus Studio One 3 Artist gives you an affordable way to find out what the fuss is all about.
PreSonus Studio One 3 Artist Features:
- • Elegant single-window production environment
- • Powerful drag-and-drop functionality and multi-touch support
- • Unlimited audio tracks, MIDI tracks, virtual instruments, buses, and FX channels
- • Pristine sound quality with a critically acclaimed mix engine
- • New synthesis engine, native 32-bit resolution and support for up to 384kHz audio
- • PresenceXT Sampler and sound library
- • Mai Tai analog modeling polysynth with character morph, mod matrix, and 0-feedback filters
- • Native Fat Channel plug-in with lowpass filtering gate, compression, EQ, and limiter
- • New Browser lets you easily find, preview, and drag and drop:
Tempo-matched backing tracks
Samples and effects
Instruments, presets, and more
- • Integrated online PreSonus Shop for easy in-app access to additional pro content
- • Elastique 3.0 real-time pitch and time stretching, resampling, and normalization
- • Transient detection and editing with:
Editable Folder Tracks
- • Automatic delay compensation ensures tight synchronization and phase alignment
- • Control Link (most intuitive MIDI-mapping system available)
- • 35 Native Effects and five virtual instruments
- • Import of Capture recordings with StudioLive AI Mixer Scenes and Fat Channel Settings
- • Wireless transfer of audio from Capture for iPad
- • Import Notion stems with instrument names, mix, and tempo info preserved
- • Import and export WAV, MIDI files, and more
- • Integrated SoundCloud dashboard for sharing your music online
- • Use Pro Tools, Cubase, or Logic shortcut key commands or create your own
Compatible with ASIO-, Windows Audio-, and Core Audio-compliant audio interfaces
ALL CHECKS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO TI:ME or Technology Institute for Music Educators. We can NOT accept checks made out to TMEA or Texas Music Educators Association.
When & Where
Technology Institute for Music Educators - TI:ME
Since 1995, TI:ME has helped thousands of music educators modernize their approach to teaching music curriculumm by integrating modern methods using a variety of technology resources, from the simplest to the most complex. We are a 501c3 non-profit organization.