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2016-2017 Workshops

Come join us for the 2016 – 2017 school year in our new location at Country Trails Elementary School in Elgin. The following workshops are scheduled for the 2016-2017 school year: • August 27, 2016 – Betsy Kipperman presents “Playing … Continue reading

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Rachel Aupperle, April 23: Movement and Dance for Lower and Upper Elementary

As we enter Spring and the last leg of the school year, we invite you to join us for our fourth and final workshop of the year!! RACHEL AUPPERLE has been working with children in grades K–8 for the past … Continue reading

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Chapter Share 2016!!!!

Come one, come all! Join us on Saturday, February 6, 2016 for our annual chapter share.  We will sing, dance, play, speak,  and more!  Specifically speaking we will explore meter through movement, play a few recorder pieces (bring yours along), … Continue reading

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Workshop #2: Saturday, October 3, 2015

Our next workshop is in just under two weeks away! Andrea Donahoe, our Vice President, is presenting! Creating Cross Curricular Connections in the Music Classroom Making cross curricular connections in the music classroom is an exciting opportunity for students to  experience content … Continue reading

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First Workshop of the 2015-2016 School Year

Our first workshop for the 2015-2016 school year is right around the corner and will be a great way to start the year. On Saturday, September 12th, Paul Weller is joining us and will be presenting a session titled:  Assessment, Advocacy … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events 2015-2016!!

We hope that everyone is enjoying their summer so far with family, friends, and some well deserved relaxation!!  Now that we’ve all had a moment to breathe this is the perfect time to update your calendar with some exciting workshops … Continue reading

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Next Workshop on April 11th!

Our next workshop is on Saturday, April 11th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Prairieview Elementary School. Join us for a fantastic workshop with Dr. Kate Webster from Minnesota. Be prepared to move while imitating, exploring, and creating your … Continue reading

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February 7-Chapter Share!

Our chapter share is coming up very soon on Saturday, February 7 and we are looking for volunteers to present! Anyone is welcome to participate. A presentation can be just a few minutes or a longer lesson and can relate to any of a … Continue reading

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English Language Learners in the Classroom

This month we are pleased to have our presenter be our very own Vicki Derybowski! She is will be incorporating bilingual teaching strategies into the Orff classroom. Come and lean new ideas and strategies to meet the needs of your … Continue reading

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It was a dark and joyful Orff Workshop…

  The lack of light did not dim the enjoyment of our Saturday workshop with Sarah Guterman. Under the shared workshop tab there is a list of all of the folk dances that Sarah taught during the the Orff Moment … Continue reading

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