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The TMEA/TI:ME National Conference begins next week (February 10, 2016) We are thrilled to announce the program for the 2016 TI:ME National Conference.  To download a list of the 2016 presentations, click here.  The conference committee sorted through many excellent proposals and has selected an outstanding program.       The TI:ME National Conference will be returning to San Antonio to... More detail
We are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual TI:ME Dunphy-Rudolph Administrator of the year award will be presented to David Mash.  This award recognizes an administrator that has made exceptional contributions to the use of music technology in the music classroom, with candidates being nominated and selected by TI:ME's officers.  The award will be announced at the TI:ME National... More detail
TI:ME is happy to announce that registration is now open for it's February 2016 webinar.  This presentation will be Tuesday, February 23rd at 4pm Eastern.  The topic will be "Make Learning Fun!  Incorporating gaming into music education" with Linda Christensen. For those unfamiliar with the topic will note that there will be an emphasis on iOS apps and especially those which are incorporate... More detail
The Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) is proud to honor music educator Marjorie LoPresti with the 2016 Mike Kovins TI:ME Teacher of the Year Award for the numerous ways in which she integrates music technology into music education. Marj LoPresti has 15 years of experience teaching music with technology in the East Brunswick Public Schools, and has become a nationally... More detail
Below is the program for the OMEA/TI:ME Central Regional Conference to be held January 28-30, 2016 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It is anticipated that nearly 3,000 music educators will attend.   If you are planning to attend, please note the following deadlines.- Online Conference registration closes on January 15th.- Online housing reservations will close on... More detail
TI:ME Announces Updates to Its Lesson Plans   One of TI:ME’s most useful member benefits has been a database of over 400 music technology lesson plans which are available to search in the members-only section of the website.  In those lesson plans, TI:ME addresses specific professional standards including the 1994 NAfME/MENC standards.  Those nine standards served the profession well and... More detail

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TI:ME National Conference Begins Next Week
The TMEA/TI:ME National Conference begins next week (February 10, 2016) We are thrilled to announce the program for the 2016 TI:ME National Conference.  To download a list of the 2016 presentations, click here.  The conference committee sorted through many excellent proposals and has selected an outstanding program.   Click here for the schedule-at-a-glance.   The TI:ME National Conference will be returning to San Antonio to partner with TMEA in February 10-13 of 2016. The TI:ME National Conference has grown in scope and attendance and we're pleased to return in 2016!     Highlights of the conference will include the following. Outstanding pre-conference presentations will begin on Wednesday, February 10.   A Keynote address by Robert W. Smith will be presented on Wednesday evening at 5:15p A reception including free music technology door prizes will immediately
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Second Annual Administrator of the Year Award
We are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual TI:ME Dunphy-Rudolph Administrator of the year award will be presented to David Mash.  This award recognizes an administrator that has made exceptional contributions to the use of music technology in the music classroom, with candidates being nominated and selected by TI:ME's officers.  The award will be announced at the TI:ME National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, February 9-13 in the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center.   David Mash is the Senior Vice President for Innovation, Strategy, and Technology for Berklee.  In his 40-year career at Berklee, David has led the integration of technology into the curriculum, created what is now the Electronic Production and Design department at Berklee, led faculty development in the use of technology in music instruction, as well as overseen the technology infrastructure that
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Register Now for TI:ME's February 2016 Webinar
TI:ME is happy to announce that registration is now open for it's February 2016 webinar.  This presentation will be Tuesday, February 23rd at 4pm Eastern.  The topic will be "Make Learning Fun!  Incorporating gaming into music education" with Linda Christensen. For those unfamiliar with the topic will note that there will be an emphasis on iOS apps and especially those which are incorporate elements of game playing into the learning of music.  A more detailed description is found below as are links to register and attend.  Free registration is required.  Please plan now to check in with Linda Christense on February 23.   Register (Free registration is required): click here.   Attend:  (click here)  NOTE:  The attend link may change, so registration to insure you receive updates in the event of a change is essential.   Description Make Learning Fun!
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Marjorie LoPresti is TI:ME's 2016 Teacher of the
The Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) is proud to honor music educator Marjorie LoPresti with the 2016 Mike Kovins TI:ME Teacher of the Year Award for the numerous ways in which she integrates music technology into music education. Marj LoPresti has 15 years of experience teaching music with technology in the East Brunswick Public Schools, and has become a nationally recognized leader in the area. In 2000, she was awarded a grant titled "Music Education for the New Millennium," which provided equipment for piano keyboards and MIDI interfaces for her classroom. This innovation provided the foundation for the school district's music technology program. Marj is frequently invited to give clinics and presentations which teach other professionals how to use music production, notation, and cloud-based applications. Additionally, she has been called upon to assist other
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OMEA/TI:ME Central Regional Program Announced
Below is the program for the OMEA/TI:ME Central Regional Conference to be held January 28-30, 2016 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It is anticipated that nearly 3,000 music educators will attend.   If you are planning to attend, please note the following deadlines.- Online Conference registration closes on January 15th.- Online housing reservations will close on January 12th. Register at http://www.omea-ohio.org. The conference will feature lecture/presentations, hands-on tutorial sessions, and product demonstrations on both beginning and advanced levels. This year's conference will also feature two live performances utilizing MIDI or other music technologies.  Attendees can expect to leave with new skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm. Presentations will run for 60-minutes, with 15 minutes between sessions for set-up and teardown. Each room will be
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TI:ME Updates 400+ Lesson Plans in Member Database
TI:ME Announces Updates to Its Lesson Plans   One of TI:ME’s most useful member benefits has been a database of over 400 music technology lesson plans which are available to search in the members-only section of the website.  In those lesson plans, TI:ME addresses specific professional standards including the 1994 NAfME/MENC standards.  Those nine standards served the profession well and focused on the many categories of teaching music practiced in well-balanced classrooms (see below).  In 2014, NAfME released new standards with broader categories focused on the core skills of performing, creating, responding, and connecting.  TI:ME is pleased to announce that it has updated it’s database so that each lesson lists both the 1994 and the 2014 standards.       (a) NAfME 1994 Standard #1 - Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. (NAfME 2014:
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Register Now for TI:ME's January 2016 Webinar
TI:ME is happy to announce that registration is now open for it's January 2016 webinar.  This presentation will be Tuesday, January 5th at 7pm: "Bringing Music to Life With Noteflight"  and will feature John Mlynczak, TI:ME's president elect for 2016-2018.  For those unfamiliar with the topic, Noteflight is a web-based music notation program with an ever-expanding list of features.  It is especially useful because there is a free version that will run in any modern browser.  A more detailed description is found below as are links to register and attend.  Free registration is required.  Please plan now to check in with President-Elect, John Mlynczak on January 5.   Register (Free registration is required): click here.   Attend:  Users go to join.me, click "Join meeting" and enter "noteflight".    Description BringingMusictoLifewithNoteflight. Bringing
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TI:ME Announces Call for Treasurer
TI:ME is searching for a volunteer to serve as treasurer for the organization for a term of 3 years.  The primary duties of the position will be to create summaries of income and expenses for the semi-annual board meetings, and to report financial activities to the TI:ME officers.  This person would also work with the executive director on the preparation and implementation of the budget, and would interact with our accountant.  If you are interested in serving in this position, or know someone who is, please contact Mike Lawson, our executive director at execdirector@ti-me.org, or Floyd Richmond at frichmond@icloud.com.     Description from the TI:ME bylaws:   The Treasurer shall collect and have custody of all funds of the organization and shall keep accounts thereof. The treasurer shall pay from available funds of the organization all bills incurred by the organization
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December 2015 - Message from TI:ME President
I recently gave our officers an update on TI:ME activities and thought that the items in that report would be of interest to our membership also.  This is a review of many of the accomplishments and plans of the organization.  I want to express my appreciation to the many hard workers who do so much to make TI:ME great. (1) TI:ME is making preparations to attend NAMM from January 21 to 24.  We have a booth and are planning a meeting of our advisory board and a presentation to attendees on TI:ME's work in music technology. (2) TI:ME continues it outreach to other MEAs and organizations.  In the last year, we held conferences in conjunction with Texas, Ohio, New York, Tennessee, and NAfME.  In the coming year, we anticipate collaborations with Alabama and others.  In fact, the conversations happening now are very promising, and the potential for collaborations with
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Register Now for TI:ME's December 2016 Webinar
TI:ME is proud to announce that registration is open for it's December 2016 webinar.  The first presentation will be Quaver 101 on Thursday, December 10 at 4:00p Eastern time, and will feature Catie Dwinal, the TI:ME teacher of the year for 2014.  For those who are unfamiliar with her topic, Quaver is a web-based learning system for teaching music to children of many ages and is both thorough and fun.  A more detailed description is found below as are links to register and attend.  Free registration is required.  Please plan now to join Catie on December 10.   Register (Free registration is required): click here.   Attend:  click here. Description Quaver 101 Come learn how Seriously Fun Teaching and Learning can be! This fast-paced tour of the Quaver K-5 and the new Quaver 6-8 programs will provide a quick overview, new updates, sample lessons, and technology
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TMEA/TI:ME 2016 Program Announced
  We are thrilled to announce the program for the 2016 TI:ME National Conference.  To download a list of the 2016 presentations, click here.  The conference committee sorted through many excellent proposals and has selected an outstanding program.        The TI:ME National Conference will be returning to San Antonio to partner with TMEA in February 10-13 of 2016. The TI:ME National Conference has grown in scope and attendance and we're pleased to return in 2016!   Attendees have the opportunity to extend their learning with a full day of technology workshops on Wednesday at the convention center. Many of these events will take place on our "Pre-Conference" day. We had hundreds of cutting edge music teachers attending our pre-conference day in 2015, and expect even more attendees this year, so be sure to register early while we have room! Visit the TMEA Website to
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November 2015 - Message from TI:ME President
Honor to Whom Honor Is Due! One of TI:ME's most exciting initiatives is to shine a spot-light on teachers who are doing excellent work using music technology with their students, and on administrators who are going over and above the call of their duty to facilitate better teaching and learning with music technology.  TI:ME does that primarily through two awards which are described below.  If you know a deserving person, please consider nominating them.  Check the TI:ME web site for information on how to submit an application.  See below for information on TI:ME's teacher and administrator of the year programs. Floyd Richmond The Mike Kovins Teacher of the Year Award The Mike Kovins Teacher of the Year award was first given in 2005 and has recognized a substantial list of distinguished educators.  The award is in honor of the late Mike Kovins, a founding member of TI:ME whose
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TI:ME Announces Leadership Academy for 2016
TI:ME is pleased to announce a highly competitive program to select a group of undergraduate and graduate music education majors from across the U.S. for the 5th Annual Music Technology Leadership Academy. It will be held in association with the TI:ME and Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) conference in San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday through Saturday, February 10-13, 2016. Apply now at musiccreativity.org.  
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Call for TI:ME/TMEA (Tennessee) Proposals for 2016
TI:ME and TMEA (Tennessee) will again partner for a micro-conference in April of 2016.   TMEA (Tennessee) is now accepting session proposals for its 2016 professional development conference. The conference will be held from April 13-16 at Opryland. There will be a special room for TI:ME presenters on Thursday and Friday. Please follow the link below to submit an application. You will be asked to include a brief biography, as well as session information. We are just beginning our TI:ME chapter in Tennessee, and we are excited to invite you to come share what you know!    The deadline is November 1, 2016.   http://www.tnmea.org/present-a-session.html  
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TI:ME 2015/2016 Webinar Schedule Announced
One of TI:ME's new initiatives this year is the additional of monthly webinars.   TI:ME is proud to add monthly Webinars to our line up of member benefits. We plan to hold 1-hour Webinars on various topics, which can include pedagogy, standards, lesson demonstrations, product demonstrations, Q & A with experts, etc… We have successfully scheduled webinars now through June, and welcome additional proposals.  Please send any proposals to Catie Dwinal at dwinalc@yahoo.com. In the meantime, make plans to attend TI:ME's upcoming webinars.  You may register by clicking here.  Please plan now to attend! Directions for participants: (1)Navigate to the page on the TI:ME web site listing the schedule (this one - you're here). (2) Click on the link below to the current webinar. (3) Ask questions in the chat area (we will enable that).  Note:  Anyone can view the webinar live
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Nominate 2016 Administrator of the Year!
Do you know of an amazing music administrator who is helping teachers use technology in the classroom to teach music?     TI:ME is pleased to announce that it is presenting it's second annual TI:ME Dunphy-Rudolph Administrator of the Year Award and needs TI:ME members to nominate and honor a an outstanding music administrator at the TI:ME national conference.     The award will be announced at the TI:ME National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, February 10-13 in the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center.   TI:ME's first administrator of the year award was given to Michael Vetter, the Technology Specialist for Performing Arts for the Pinellas County School District in Clearwater, Florida.  Through his leadership the Performing Arts teachers in the district, who participate in MusicTIP (Music Technology Integration Project) a TI:ME based training, receive a laptop, a
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Nominate 2016 Teacher of the Year!
Do you know of an amazing music educator who is using technology in the classroom to teach music?     TI:ME is pleased to announce that it is presenting the annual Mike Kovins Teacher of the Year Award and needs TI:ME members to nominate and honor a an outstanding music teacher at the TI:ME national conference.   The award is called the TI:ME Mike Kovins Teacher of the Year Award in honor of the late Mike Kovins, a founding member of TI:ME whose dedication to music technology in education helped lay the groundwork for TI:ME's programs. The Teacher of the Year Award will be given out at the 2016 TI:ME National Conference in San Antonio, TX in February, 2015.    The award was established in the memory of Mike Kovins, an early advocate for TI:ME with a vision for music technology.  Among numerous other contributions, Mike Kovins was active in the National Association of
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TI:ME Encourages Participation in Kansas State
Call for participation – Pilot of the Technology Model Cornerstone Assessments for the new National Standards for Music Education.  Link to all Model Cornerstone Assessment - http://www.nafme.org/my-classroom/standards/mcas-information-on-taking-part-in-the-field-testing/   In addition to piloting the Model Cornerstone for Technology, we are also looking for more teachers in all areas of music:   2nd, 5th, & 8th grade general music All types and levels of ensembles Composition and Theory Harmonizing Instruments   Research Advisors for the new National Standards of Music and aligned Model Cornerstone Assessments (MCA’s)are currently searching for volunteers to pilot the Technology MCA for the new National Standards for Music Education in their classrooms. The concept of a Model Cornerstone Assessment allows for focused measures to be
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NYSSMA/TI:ME 2015 Northeast Regional Program
Below is the tentative program for the NYSSMA/TI:ME Northeast Regional Conference to be held in Rochester, New York December 2-5, 2015.  Check below for registration links (http://nyssma.org)   Registration Participants (Wednesday pre conference registration Includes 1 year TI:ME membership.) Online Registration (You must be a NAfME member (any state)).   Registration Form using P.O. or Check ONLY (mail or fax the form) Presenters Presenters for Wednesday's pre-conference must be TI:ME Members.  Join here:  http://www.ti-me.org/. Presenters do not have to register for days they present, but must register for other days.   Online Registration (You must be a NAfME member (any state)).   Registration Form using P.O. or Check ONLY (mail or fax the form) Exhibitors See information in the exhibitor packet at
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TI:ME 2015-2016 Conferences Announced
2015-2016 TI:ME Conferences Webinars:  TI:ME is starting a series of Webinars and would invite your participation.  Please contact Catie Dwinal at dwinalc@yahoo.com if you are interested.   OMEA (Cincinnati, Ohio) proposals are still open and we would welcome your participation.  The deadline is September 1, 2015.  The TI:ME Central Regional Conference is January 28-30, 2016 in Cincinnati.  See additional information and find a link for proposal submissions here. NAfME (Nashville):  The NAfME/TI:ME joint conference is quickly approaching and the schedule has been announced.  This NAfME/TI:ME Technology day is October 25, 2015 in Nashville.  See additional information here.   NYSSMA (Rochester, NY):  The NYSSMA/TI:ME program has been determined and presenters will be notified in the next week or so.  Watch the TI:ME and NYSSMA sites for additional
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TI:ME and NAfME Announce Music Tech Track in
TI:ME and NAfME are pleased to announce a joint presentation of technology for music educators, at no additional cost to attendees to NAfMe's 2015 National In-Service Conference, October 25-28, 2015 in Nashville, TN at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel!   For more info and to register, click here. TI:ME Music Technology Track Sunday, October 25. 2015 9:30-10:30 AM Active Music Making with InterActive Technology This session illustrates lessons, activities and assessments using iPads, Smartboard/Interactive whiteboard, Notebook, Activeinspire, and Powerpoint applications for Pre K-5 General Music teachers. Participants will learn to use ipads or similar tablets in conjunction with whiteboards, and in a way that facilitates collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking skills in their students.     The primary objective of the session is to provide participants
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TI:ME OMEA Call For Proposals
TI:ME Announces a Call for Proposals for the 2016 Central Regional Conference UPDATE: September 1, 2015:  Proposals have been received and are now being evaluated.  The program will be announced soon.  No further proposals are being accepted at this time. Original Article: TI:ME is currently accepting proposal submissions for the 2016 TI:ME Central Regional Conference which will be held January 28th through 30th at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Meeting in conjunction with the Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference, it is anticipated that nearly 3,000 music educators will attend. Within each of the following suggested categories TI:ME will host lecture/presentations, hands-on tutorial sessions, and product demonstrations. Presenters are encouraged to propose both a beginner session and another more advanced session on the same
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June 1st Deadline for 2016 TMEA & TI:ME Convention
  2016 TMEA & TI:ME Convention Proposals   2016 Convention: February 10–13 in San Antonio, Texas Deadline for submitting proposals: June 1, 2015 The 2016 TMEA Clinic/Convention will feature approximately 300 clinics for current and future music educators—over 70 will focus on technology integration as part of the 2016 TI:ME Music Technology National Conference (some clinics will be presented during the Wednesday one-day TI:ME Technology Preconference). Individuals and company sponsors may propose clinics to be presented at the next TMEA Clinic/Convention. Invited and Industry-Sponsored Clinics Clinics are either Invited or Industry-Sponsored. When a clinician's attendance is not sponsored by a company, the clinic is Invited. When an exhibitor pays for the clinician's expenses to attend, the clinic is Industry-Sponsored. Note: there will be no
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TI:ME Summer Courses
Are you looking for professional development opportunities this summer.  Check out the courses being offered by TI:ME institutions and instructors.  Log into http://www.ti-me.org and click Courses or Professional Development for the latest information.  Through distance education, TI:ME course are available in all 50 states and around the world. Check the other menus on the TI:ME web site for the specific schedules for upcoming courses. TI:ME has some of the best music technology experts in the country teaching courses and helping music teachers become more effective in the classroom.  Whether you are interested in notation, or the latest production techniques, TI:ME has courses which will help, and the TI:ME coursework is contemporary.  The most popular courses have been updated since 2011 [thanks to sponsors such as SoundTree and Alfred].  Digital audio and advanced
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TI:ME/NAfME Call For Proposals, Nashville -
 Call For Proposals: NAfME National Conference October 25-28, 2015 in Nashville, TN.    TI:ME and NAfME have partnered to provide additional sessions at the 2015 NAfME National Conference, "Empowering Creativity". This call for proposals is open to TI:ME members who have experience presenting at state or national conferences. The deadline for proposals is Monday, July 6, 2015 at 8PM EDT. Presenters will be notified by July 17th and are responsible for all conferences fees and travel costs.    We're now accepting the submission of proposals.  Complete the proposal form here. [https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MKXKDDK]   For more information about NAfME's 2015 National Conference, visit: http://inserviceconference.nafme.org Please note, these will be TI:ME sessions at the NAfME conference. NAfME presenters have already been selected.   We want to make sure
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2016 TI:ME National Conference Returns to Texas
We are thrilled to announce officially that the TI:ME National Conference will be returning to San Antonio to partner with TMEA in February 10-13 of 2016. The TI:ME National Conference has grown in scope and attendance the past three years and we're really happy to come back for TI:ME's 21st  National Conference. We're now accepting submissions through the TMEA Website for 2016 conference sessions. We want to make sure you are aware of a couple details regarding this event. Your TI:ME Membership must be current.  If you are not sure if your membership is active, please visit ti-me.org and log into the site. If your membership is expired you will be prompted to renew.  The system for proposing conference sessions is now open at tmea.org, and will be open only until June 1, 2015. We will have sponsorship opportunities available, and will be in contact with Commercial Members
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Call for Proposals for 2015 NYSSMA Conference
TI:ME Announces: Call for Proposals for the 2015 NYSSMA Conference Hosts: Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) in conjunction with NYSSMA. Where: Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY When: December 3-7, 2015 What It Is: We look forward to hosting lecture/presentations, hands-on tutorial sessions, product demonstrations, and industry showcases for anyone wanting to sharpen their music tech chops! Who’s Going: You! Music teachers, students, and hobbyists interested in music and technology. Attendees will leave with new skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm. How Can I Participate? Share your knowledge of topics in music and tech by presenting a session for participants. What Topics Can I Present On? Digital Audio/Sequencing Software Notation Software Studio Recording Techniques Electronic Musical Instruments Game Based Learning Tablet/Smartphone
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2015 Tennessee TI:ME Microconference Information
TN MEA/TI:ME 2015 Micro-Conference April 9-10, 2015 Memphis Cook Convention Center and the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts   See the entire TNMEA and TI:ME conference schedule here: http://eventmobi.com/tmeaconf2015/   See the TI:ME sessions below and here:  http://www.tnmea.org/ed-tech   Music Technology Sessions (All technology sessions are in room L6)     Session Presenter Time 1 Four Simple Ways to Record Your Students Jody Underwood 11:30 Thursday 2 Music Technology Labs  - The Easy Way! Jody Underwood 12:30 Thursday 3 Technology Tools for the K-12 Music Instructor – including iPads! Jody Underwood 1:30 Thursday 4 It’s About TI:ME Mike Lawson 2:30 Thursday 5 Composing Music With Notation (Classroom Activities) Floyd
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Exclusive Opportunity from Berklee College
The Berklee PULSE® Music Method is a dynamic online music curriculum resource that uses popular music to support classroom instruction. PULSE (Pre-University Learning System Experience) offers a variety of tools and interactive activities suitable for 4th through 12th grade students and their teachers. PULSE content supports both classroom teaching (such as theory, form, and composition) and independent study (student assessments and activities). The PULSE song library includes a wide variety of popular music genres, and features songs made famous by artists such as Miles Davis, Michael Jackson, and Beyoncé. PULSE provides the curriculum and content that will enhance your classroom and engage your students. PULSE is currently offered to students and teachers who are part of the Berklee City Music Network® and Amp Up NYC® initiative, but through this special opportunity it will
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TI:ME Summer Courses 2015
  Summer 2015 Courses   California Commercial Music Lab – http://www.commercialmusiclab.com TI:ME 1A – July 20-24 (non-credit) Instructor:  Jenny Amaya Contact: Jenny  Amaya, info@commercialmusiclab.com, 951-657-2457 Sibelius 101, Sibelius 110, Pro Tools 101, and Pro Tools 110 courses leading toward Avid and TI:ME certification are available throughout the summer at The Commercial Music Lab.  Visit www.commercialmusiclab.com/schedule.html to see a schedule of course offerings.   Colorado Seattle Pacific University – http:www.kuzmich.com/2015workshop.html TI:ME 2A  Notation (alternative): Power-User Synthesis: Scanning to Notation to Customized Creativity & Beyond: June 22-26, 2015   TI:ME 1A (alternative): Seamlessly Implement Project-based Music Technology Curriculum into the Classroom & Beyond!: June 29-July 3,  2015. TI:ME 1A
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The History of TI:ME, 1995-2015
  The History of TI:ME 1995–2015 Contributions from Amy Burns, Jay Dorfman, John Dunphy, Richard McCready, Mike Lawson, Floyd Richmond, and Tom Rudolph. Edited by Tom Rudolph See the pptx, and pdf slide show of pictures showing early days of TI:ME.  Pictures are by Karen Garrett.   Twenty years have passed since TI:ME was first conceived at Villanova University in a lunch meeting with John Dunphy (former TI:ME Exec. Director), George Pinchock, and Tom Rudolph (Exec. Committee Chair and former President). “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” TI:ME took its first step in 1995. John Dunphy recalls the first conversation about TI:ME.   It all happened over a bag lunch in my (John Dunphy’s) office at Villanova University during the summer of 1995. Tom Rudolph, on break from his Technology class, came in followed by George Pinchock, who was the Summer
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Will Kuhn is TI:ME's 2015 Teacher of the Year
The Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) is proud to honor music educator Will Kuhn with the 2015 Mike Kovins TI:ME Teacher of the Year Award for the numerous ways in which he integrates music technology into music education.   Will Kuhn has nine years of experience teaching music technology to high school age students, and has become a nationally recognized leader in the area. In 2006, Will decided there was an untapped market for music students at his school outside of the traditional ensembles, and began writing a curriculum that made music accessible to a new audience. His project-based lessons are innovative in their accessibility but also in the way they tap into current trends and breathe a seldom-seen relevance into Music Education. Will’s methods have also been very influential in the spread of Music Technology in Ohio and beyond as schools from the greater
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Call for Proposals for 2015 TN-MEA Conference
TI:ME Announces: Call for Proposals for the 2015 TN-MEA Conference Hosts: Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) in conjunction with TNMEA. Where: Memphis Cook Convention Center When: April 8-11 What It Is: We look forward to hosting lecture/presentations, hands-on tutorial sessions, product demonstrations, and industry showcases for anyone wanting to sharpen their music tech chops! Who’s Going: You! Music teachers, students, and hobbyists interested in music and technology. Attendees will leave with new skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm. How Can I Participate? Share your knowledge of topics in music and tech by presenting a session for participants. What Topics Can I Present On? Digital Audio/Sequencing Software Notation Software Studio Recording Techniques Electronic Musical Instruments Game Based Learning Tablet/Smartphone Apps Interactive
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First Annual Administrator of the Year Award
TI:ME is pleased to announce that our 1st annual TI:ME Dunphy-Rudolph Administrator of the year award will be presented to Michael Vetter.  This award recognizes an administrator that has made exceptional contributions to the use of music technology in the music classroom, with candidates being nominated and selected by TI:ME's officers.  The award will be announced at the TI:ME National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, February 11-14 in the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center.   Michael Vetter is the Technology Specialist for Performing Arts for the Pinellas County School District in Clearwater, Florida. This position is completely funded by the voters of Pinellas County who created a referendum tax which supports various initiatives as well as technology in the performing arts. Through his leadership the Performing Arts teachers in the district, who participate in MusicTIP
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2015 TI:ME Award for PreSonus
TI:ME is pleased to announce that our 3rd annual TI:ME Award for Outstanding Contributions to Technology in Music Education will be presented to PreSonus Audio, Inc on the floor of the 2015 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. This award recognizes companies that have made exceptional contributions to the evolution of music technology in the modern music classroom, with companies being nominated by members of TI:ME and selected by TI:ME Officers from the submissions.PreSonus Audio, Inc has shown outstanding dedication to the world of music education technology through educator training, school resources, and product development. Musiced.presonus.com hosts a comprehensive collection of tutorials, videos, lesson plans, and resources for music educators. In 2014 PreSonus continued to integrate their StudioLive AI Digital Mixers, StudioLive AI Loudspeakers, AudioBox Stereo and Studio
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Call for Presenters: TI:ME Monthly Webinars
TI:ME is proud to add monthly Webinars to our line up of member benefits. We are currently accepting proposals for 1-hour Webinars on various topics, which can include pedagogy, standards, lesson demonstrations, product demonstrations, Q & A with experts, etc… We will do our best to schedule all qualified presenters and keep a balanced schedule of topics for our membership. To apply, please copy and complete the following information into an email and send it to TI:ME President Elect John Mlynczak: Presentation TitlePresentation Description (250 word max for posting)Presentation Details (Describe what you will be presenting for internal review and scheduling purposes) What products, if any, will be shown in this session?Have you presented at a conference or Webinar before? If yes, when and where? If no, please list additional qualifications for presenting. Presenter
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TI:ME National Conference Begins Next Week
The TMEA/TI:ME National Conference begins next week (February 10, 2016) We are thrilled to announce the program for the
Second Annual Administrator of the Year Award
We are pleased to announce that the 2nd annual TI:ME Dunphy-Rudolph Administrator of the year award will be presented to
Register Now for TI:ME's February 2016 Webinar
TI:ME is happy to announce that registration is now open for it's February 2016 webinar.  This presentation will be
Marjorie LoPresti is TI:ME's 2016 Teacher of the
The Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) is proud to honor music educator Marjorie LoPresti with the 2016 Mike
OMEA/TI:ME Central Regional Program Announced
Below is the program for the OMEA/TI:ME Central Regional Conference to be held January 28-30, 2016 at the Duke Energy
TI:ME Updates 400+ Lesson Plans in Member Database
TI:ME Announces Updates to Its Lesson Plans   One of TI:ME’s most useful member benefits has been a database of over
Register Now for TI:ME's January 2016 Webinar
TI:ME is happy to announce that registration is now open for it's January 2016 webinar.  This presentation will be Tuesday,
TI:ME Announces Call for Treasurer
TI:ME is searching for a volunteer to serve as treasurer for the organization for a term of 3 years.  The primary duties of
December 2015 - Message from TI:ME President
I recently gave our officers an update on TI:ME activities and thought that the items in that report would be of interest to

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    The Technology for Music Education (TI:ME) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist music educators in applying technology to improve teaching and learning in music. 

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