October 4, 2014: Victoria Derybowski-English Language Learners

Victoria Derybowski: English Language Learners Bilingual teaching strategies meet the Orff classroom as a welcome friend! Come and learn new ideas and strategies to meet the needs of the English Language Learners in your music classroom while still providing an active and child-centered learning environment through Orff methodology.

Victoria Derybowski teaches K-5 music at Steeple Run Elementary School in Naperville, IL. She completed her Bachelor of Music Education at Illinois Wesleyan University and her Masters of Arts in Music Education and her Orff Certification from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. Her Orff training also includes a Master Class with Steve Calentropio. She wrote her Master’s Thesis on English Language Learners in the music classroom, connecting ELL teaching strategies with music pedagogy. Victoria has served on the board of the Fox Valley Orff Schulwerk Chapter as their President, and now, Secretary.

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