TI:ME today announces the first list of sessions for our upcoming 2017 TMEA/TI:ME Pre-Conference event. More corporate sponsored session information still to come. Check out this list of awesome speakers and topics! 

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Digital Time Management for the Music Teacher - Robby Burns
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!

Live Sound & Recording: It’s more than plugs and faders - Mark Lochstampfor
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.

Tricks to Make Instructional Videos Engaging - Stephen Cox
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.

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.

Less Talking, More Doing!: iPad based curriculum centered on MUSIC MAKING for all types of secondary general music classrooms. - Seth Pendergast
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.

Personalized Learning: Make Music Fun & Engaging! - Megan Endicott
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.

Assessing Musicians With Google Forms Quizzes - Patrick Lollis
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!

Musical Mult-Selves: Technology and Comprehensive Musicianship - Radio Cremata
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 - Cherie Herring
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.

Interactive Options for the K-5 Music Classroom - Denise Gulliver-Lewis
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.

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!

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.

TI:ME Technology Extravaganza 5:00-7:00 PM
Free drink tickets for 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.

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