Monthly Archives: March 2011

ellington, strayhorn, m.i.a., iyer, palmieri, me & the kids

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Galang(ss): Gateway dr*g to World 2.0 Music Edu?

For a while now I have been trying to wrap my mind around on the education implications of Wayne Marshall’s “world 2.0.”   As I understand it,  Wayne’s definition (of his own coined term) focuses on the digital landscape:   … Continue reading

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Clapping Music on Javanese Gamelan

My advanced music ensemble worked on some Steve Reich music this past fall and had  wonderful time exploring the many dimensions of his work.  While working on Clapping Music we somehow organically migrated the piece onto our Javanese Gamelan.  An … Continue reading

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going glocal: a translocal approach to music education part one

One of my first memorable encounters with “world music” was through Passion, Peter Gabriel’s , soundtrack to “The Last Temptation of Christ.”   Like other musicians and listeners of my generation, Gabriel’s album opened our young, susceptible minds and hearts … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning Resources

AN INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT BASED LEARNING *** DESIGNING INTEGRATED CURRICULUM A practical glimpse into the PBL planning process featuring a several teachers who will be team teaching an interdisciplinary course called The Crime Time Project (geometry,chemistry/biology, language arts, media arts). … Continue reading

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