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You will find dates and times here as they become available.
This list is arranged by Australian state, so scroll down to find yours.



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2016


VICTORIA


MELBOURNE Friday May 6
CHERYL BURGEMEISTER at
MusicEDnet DAYTiME WORKSHOP

Cheryl will leading workshops in:
  • 10+ MUSIC CODING PROJECTS TO CREATE USING SCRATCH & THE MaKey MaKey
    Teach your students to code their own music instruments and apps.
  • ADDING TECH - REDEFINE THE CURRICULUM RESOURCES SITTING ON YOUR SHELF
    Learn how to look at the print resources you already own, or would like to buy, and turn them into an activity using technology.
  • ... and for Melbourne only
  • COMPOSING AND CREATING IN CODE ON THE iPAD
    Teach your students that coding can be used to compose songs as well as create their own musical instrument.
  • More about Cheryl's workshops further down this page.

    Novotel St Kilda
    16 The Esplanade
    St Kilda 3182
    Confirm venues and times here

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA


    PERTH May Friday 20
    CHERYL BURGEMEISTER at
    MusicEDnet DAYTiME WORKSHOP

    Cheryl will leading workshops in:
  • 10+ MUSIC CODING PROJECTS TO CREATE USING SCRATCH & THE MaKey MaKey
    Teach your students to code their own music instruments and apps.
  • ADDING TECH - REDEFINE THE CURRICULUM RESOURCES SITTING ON YOUR SHELF
    Learn how to look at the print resources you already own, or would like to buy, and turn them into an activity using technology.
  • More about Cheryl's workshops further down this page.

    Confirm venues and times here

    QUEENSLAND


    BRISBANE Friday June 3
    CHERYL BURGEMEISTER at
    MusicEDnet DAYTiME WORKSHOP

    Cheryl will leading workshops in:
  • 10+ MUSIC CODING PROJECTS TO CREATE USING SCRATCH & THE MaKey MaKey
    Teach your students to code their own music instruments and apps.
  • ADDING TECH - REDEFINE THE CURRICULUM RESOURCES SITTING ON YOUR SHELF
    Learn how to look at the print resources you already own, or would like to buy, and turn them into an activity using technology.
  • More about Cheryl's workshops further down this page.

    Confirm venues and times here

    NEW ZEALAND


    AUCKLAND Friday June 17
    CHERYL BURGEMEISTER at
    MusicEDnet DAYTiME WORKSHOP

    Cheryl will leading workshops in:
  • 10+ MUSIC CODING PROJECTS TO CREATE USING SCRATCH & THE MaKey MaKey
    Teach your students to code their own music instruments and apps.
  • ADDING TECH - REDEFINE THE CURRICULUM RESOURCES SITTING ON YOUR SHELF
    Learn how to look at the print resources you already own, or would like to buy, and turn them into an activity using technology.
  • More about Cheryl's workshops further down this page.

    Confirm venues and times here

    CHERYL BURGEMEISTER at DAYTIME

    MusicEDnet DAYTiME WORKSHOP


    Cheryl will be travelling around Australia, with the MUSIC EDNET DAYTIME seminar series, leading workshops in:

    10+ MUSIC CODING PROJECTS TO CREATE USING SCRATCH & THE MaKey MaKey

    Teach your students to code their own music instruments and apps.
    Latest research shows coding is an important skill to learn in the primary school years and provides opportunities for cross-curricular learning in mathematics, the sciences and the arts.Scratch is an online, computer based, coding program used to teach the basics of coding games.
    Combine your Scratch project with the MaKey MaKey invention kit and it turns any conductible object into an instrument. Appropriate for grades 4+.
    Scratch Jr is an iPad app teaching the very basics of coding, appropriate from junior primary +. Learn how to create your own simple iPad instrument.

    Note: Scratch and Makey Makey are not compatible with the iPad.

    ADDING TECH - REDEFINE THE CURRICULUM RESOURCES SITTING ON YOUR SHELF

    Learn how to look at the print resources you already own, or would like to buy, and turn them into an activity using technology. Do you have:
    • 1 or more iPadís
    • An Interactive Whiteboard or a Data Projector
    • A computer lab or a trolley of laptops/macbooks
    Utilize apps/software/online resources to add depth to your music lesson and bring your activities off the page and onto the screen.

    ... and for Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne only
    COMPOSING AND CREATING IN CODE ON THE iPAD

    Teach your students that coding can be used to compose songs as well as create their own musical instrument.
    Hopscotch is a popular classroom coding iPad app used to teach the basics of coding games. Latest research shows coding is an important skill to learn in the primary school years and provides opportunities for cross-curricular learning in mathematics, the sciences and the arts.
    Teachers are encouraged to bring their iPad with the Hopscotch app previously installed.

      ADELAIDE Friday February 26
      SYDNEY Friday March 11
      MELBOURNE Friday May 6
      PERTH May Friday 20
      BRISBANE Friday June 3
      AUCKLAND Friday June 17

    Would you like us to run some professional development for you and your colleagues?
    Contact us here


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