The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Andrew Garcia
  • Male
  • Dalton, MA
  • United States
Share

Andrew Garcia's Friends

  • Kimberly Chernesky
  • Vincent Mespoulet
  • Christine Hult
  • Krista Easton
  • Connie Weber
  • Camille Dempsey
  • Mary Hricko
  • Sarah Barton Thomas
  • Maureen Tumenas
  • Carol Broos
  • Michelle Baldwin
  • Isabelle Jones
  • Shelly Terrell
  • Thomas Whitby

Andrew Garcia's Groups

Educational Paradigms

Loading… Loading feed

Gifts Received

Gift

Andrew Garcia has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Andrew Garcia's Page

Latest Activity

Dustin Bliven joined Andrew Garcia's group
Thumbnail

Technology In Music Education

A place to discuss and share resources related to technology in the music classroom.
Apr 9
Dustin Bliven liked Andrew Garcia's group Technology In Music Education
Apr 9
Sharon A. Thompson joined Andrew Garcia's group
Thumbnail

Technology In Music Education

A place to discuss and share resources related to technology in the music classroom.
Mar 6, 2015
Christoph Joerg joined Andrew Garcia's group
Thumbnail

Technology In Music Education

A place to discuss and share resources related to technology in the music classroom.
Nov 5, 2014
I have spent the past 2 decades teaching: Instrumental Music and Music Education Technology. Other courses taught: Creative Writing, Drama, Musical Theater, AP Music Theory. I have done Doctoral coursework at UMASS, Amerst in the area of Teacher Education and School Improvement. I am certified as a Secondary School Principal.

I currently serve as Music/Technology teacher at CBRSD. I am also Business Manager/Associate Editor for the Massachusetts Music News and am founder/writer for several education blogs, most notably Educational Paradigms. My personal interests include new ideas, cycling, running, playing the saxophone, traveling, eastern cultures, film, positivity, dark roast coffee.....and change.

Andrew Garcia's Blog

The Educational Value of SMARTMUSIC

Posted on October 31, 2009 at 9:30pm 0 Comments





One of the never ending ironies in Public Education is this: Arts in schools get little respect.… Continue

Top 10 Reasons to Use Loop-Based Music Software in Music Class

Posted on October 18, 2009 at 4:09pm 1 Comment

Why use loop-based composition software in a music class?

Here are 10 reasons:

  1. Students don't need prior knowledge of music fundamentals (though this knowledge certainly helps)
  2. It is empowering when students are working on "real" music in their own way.
  3. It is empowering because students can work on projects for "real world" purposes.…
Continue

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of The Educator's PLN to add comments!

Join The Educator's PLN

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Terri Webb joined Ben Paulson's group
Thumbnail

Science Teachers

Connect with other science teachers from around the globe and share innovative ideas or thoughts on science education
Saturday
Eileen Lennon posted a blog post

So I accidentally blew up on Twitter last week.

National Teacher Day was May 9th, and I wanted to recognize that in a small way. I had a graphic that I created for a previous Twitter Chat, so I opened it back up, changed the top, and posted it with two small sentences and hash tagged it with #NationalTeachersDay. I tagged my usual tribe in the graphic so they would re-tweet it for me; they’re awesome like that. After that, I went about my day.…See More
May 17
Kimberly is now a member of The Educator's PLN
May 17
Dr. Karen Jackson liked Thomas Whitby's video
May 17
Profile IconDr. Karen Jackson, Anna Molnar, Nicole Schop and 1 more joined The Educator's PLN
May 15
Stephani Shaw updated their profile
May 15
Mark William posted a blog post

Upgrade Your Professional Career With Online University Degree Courses

Here’s what you can see if you give a closer look around you: People are getting chances to work in IT sectors without having any background education in technical domain. Working professionals are taking opportunities to complete full-time MBA courses without having to quit their jobs and investing much of their time and money. Single mothers are taking decisions to continue their studies they had to put an end to fulfill family responsibilities. Near-retirement adults are coming up with…See More
May 12
Profile IconNeil Calhoun, Mandy Dodds, Justin Hickey and 2 more joined The Educator's PLN
May 10

Awards And Nominations

© 2017   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service