Join us for a full day of student engagement and classroom management strategies for the elementary music room. In this workshop, Carrie will cover many topics such as no-fail singing games and dances, student-centered activities, strategies for student choice and differentiation, and ideas for technology integration. Carrie will also share some tips and tricks for classroom management systems and parent communication. Participants will leave with many ideas and strategies to help keep those students engaged!
CDE Clock Hours are available at all workshops for no extra cost!
Graduate Credit is available through Adams State University to those who attend all three workshops!
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University Center for the Arts
Colorado State University
1400 Remington St
Fort Collins 80524
9:00am- workshop begins
12:00 pm- lunch^
3:00pm- workshop ends
^Please Note: We will have one hour for lunch. There are some restaurants nearby along College Ave. - or feel free to bring a sack lunch!
Carrie Nicholas is entering her 19th year as an elementary general music specialist. Carrie currently teaches K-6 general music at Molholm Elementary School in Lakewood, CO. She received her bachelor’s degree of Music Education from Illinois Wesleyan University and a master’s degree of Music Education with Kodály Emphasis from Colorado State University. Carrie received her Level III Kodály certification from CSU in 2005, where she studied with Jo Kirk, Sue Leithold-Bowcock, Ann Eisen, and Karla Cherwinski. She is an active presenter, having shared sessions and presentations in the Adams 14 School District, Jeffco Public Schools, the CMEA (Colorado State Music Educators Association) state conference, the OAKE (Organization of American Kodály Educators) national conference, and the OAKE Western Division mini-conference. Carrie is a proud member of OAKE. She is past-president of ROCKE (the Regional Organization of Colorado Kodály Educators) and is currently serving as Western Division president of OAKE. Carrie enjoys co-hosting the podcast Music Teacher Coffee Talk with her friend and fellow OAKE/ROCKE member Tanya LeJeune.
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