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TMEA MS Band Directors Town Hall - Shared screen with gallery view
Bradley Boone
01:45
hello
Joslyn Munoz
04:09
hello everyone
Gary Winner
04:18
Hello everyone
Steven Dojahn
04:22
Hello Everyone!
Steven Dojahn
04:29
Great to see yall!
Whitney Crowley
05:00
Hello!! Great to see everyone!
Sara Robison
06:17
Hi Whitney!
Ronald Byers
06:32
Hey everybody!
Ronald Byers
08:17
And I thought it was "Band Nerds Anon"
John Carroll
09:01
Glad so many are here.
Nachel Konemann
10:30
SO many friendly faces!!!!!!!!
Ronda Pohner
10:42
Hello!
Frank Coachman
14:16
TMEA WEBSITE: www.tmea.org. Go to Covid-19 UpdatesProvides a “one stop” resource page on many topicsUpdated regularly
Frank Coachman
14:47
High School Band Director’s National Associationwww.HSBDNA.orgLook for “Blue Print For Bands” Document-Great ideas for Lesson Plans for all three teaching scenarios:-in person with social distancing-virtual/online-blended learning-Has information for High School, Middle School and Beginner Bandinstruction and scheduling
Frank Coachman
15:03
Virtual Music Confer-Fantastic website-Updated regularly
Frank Coachman
15:18
American Bandmaster’s Association - Covid-19 Forumwww.americanbandmasters.orgCovid-19 Discussion Board-Divided into High School, Middle School specific topics
Tonia Mathews
17:52
YAY!!!
Jeff Tienor
17:59
Thanks!
Robert Munoz
18:03
AWESOME!!!!!
Ronald Byers
18:06
Yes, thank you!
Curtis Amrein
18:09
Thanks! :)
Russell Bowlin
18:17
thanks so much
Marcus Wilmore
18:20
great
Ronda Pohner
18:32
What a nice surprise!
Lee Brossette
26:14
Check out WindSorb. Available on Amazon.
Frank Coachman
27:10
If you want a CPR Form,please put your real name on your screen name.
Frank Coachman
27:28
haha CPE not CPR.
Gary Winner
30:51
ParentSquare is also a program that my school district uses that helps in the translation back and forth between parents/students and teachers.
Ryan Gaughan
31:01
Does talking points use your personal number or a number through Google voice?
Ryan Gaughan
31:15
the app
Rachelle Isaacson
31:35
You and the parents have to create an account for talking points. Similar to remind
Sharon Hittle
38:43
Music and Arts is selling a one time per day use kit....sanitize at home and use again
Sharon Hittle
39:13
I ordered 20
Rob Chilton
40:53
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ONMy9QQQlZY6UUb08Ar-xUqYXRSUu6l1/view?usp=sharing
Shaylan Jacobs
41:22
My principals are wanting to finalize the master schedule. I can't place students until I fit them. I am having a hard time negotiating the situation.
Whitney Crowley
41:38
PPE - Face shields can help you demo
Tonia Mathews
42:04
This is the kit you can buy. Everything can be handwashed. https://academicalliance.com/band-try-out-kit/
Meredith Bishop
42:07
French horn sound shells make great shields for demo
Jack L. Brossette, Jr.
42:45
We built a shortened version of the Selmer Music Test that we could administer through Google Classroom.
Meredith Munger
43:16
Mine are already placed in classes, not by my choice, but we will test in the classes and hopefully change schedules as needed. Not ideal but all I am allowed to do at the moment.
Whitney Crowley
43:58
We did virtual test drive through Canvas (LMS): military band demo video, self made MAT, and Google Survey
Meredith Bishop
45:08
Yes please!
Leslie Moore
45:14
yes please
Mary Santarelli
46:38
We used the US Navy band instrument demos along with a long video from me..... in depth Google Form with LOTS of information. Lots of what Rob is saying. a little over 50% return..... still open and more each day. submit the form.
Corey Graves
48:28
Recruitment video with instrument performance:
Corey Graves
48:30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDEMllr5SuU
Ivan Calzada
49:25
I know this was said a while ago but I joined a bit later from phone now on computer. Anyone have the link about the lesson planning in the three
Ivan Calzada
49:32
scenarios?
Amanda Johnson
49:47
look up in the chat
Fred Alonzi
50:16
hsbdna.org under the blueprints
Melissa Colvin
50:18
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ONMy9QQQlZY6UUb08Ar-xUqYXRSUu6l1/view?usp=sharing
Leah Jones
50:20
I also came late, and can only see the chat from when I joined. So I missed that, too.
Leah Jones
50:24
Thank you!
Ivan Calzada
50:29
Ty Fred!
Rachelle Isaacson
51:17
https://www.bepartofthemusic.org/ is really cool. You can create a personalized website that has videos and a "matching tool" that has a mini selmer test and kids pick instrument choices. The results are sent right to you. I wish I had seen this first.
Lisa Avalos
54:07
muted
Rob Chilton
55:09
Facial Structure Tutorial - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT8TITD-t0g
Rob Chilton
56:15
Instrument Demonstrations & Information - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7PcbIIY29E
Rob Chilton
56:33
Private Lessons Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Flhi5L7r5jo
Juan Solorzano
56:46
Just ordered some
Rob Chilton
57:05
Final Check-out - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQbrFAh6Y-8
Meredith Bishop
59:52
May we have your survey questions?
Liz Love
01:00:42
Alex’s percussion video is AWESOME! We used it to craft ours at Grisham. :)
Meredith Bishop
01:00:54
Yes pleas!
Rob Chilton
01:00:56
Yes. Definitely!
Adam Powell
01:02:15
Yes- please post percussion video
Kim Garza
01:02:16
yes please share link, Alejandro and thank you!
Lisa Hill
01:02:21
We did zoom meetings with our students interested in percussion
Alejandro Gonzalez
01:02:48
Beginning percussion tryout video
Alejandro Gonzalez
01:02:51
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwdkS4Pha7k&t=318s
Tonia Mathews
01:04:15
I'm interested to know if anyone thinks it is possible to start bassoon online?
Dwight Dodd
01:04:22
Who. Are the vendors that are making. These plastic starting kits available. What are they costing?
Juan Solorzano
01:04:41
Music and Arts has them….$30 bucks
Rachelle Isaacson
01:04:44
Juipter- Music and arts sells it. I think $30
Marilyn Bennett
01:05:25
Can start bassoon online. The ladies at Bocal Majority have done workshops during the summer and will do Band Directors next week. Marilyn Bennett
Curtis Amrein
01:05:26
https://academicalliance.com/band-try-out-kit/
Katie Lewis
01:07:01
we try to put siblings on oboe/bassoon/horn/tuba each year - this would likely help with trust and retention
Stefan Murat
01:07:02
you can also 3d print things for cheaper with only a minimal reduction in quality
Ashley Blount
01:07:37
Stefan Murat, can you share where to find the files for 3D printing?
Ronda Pohner
01:07:45
Is the Green Spray as good as 91% proof rubbing alcohol?
Gary Winner
01:08:12
Can I say something?
Stefan Murat
01:08:17
I have not attempted it myself yet, saw a picture at a workshop of it done and am investigating within the week.
Kelly Desjardins
01:08:28
Can you share form?
Melissa Colvin
01:10:32
https://forms.gle/KMyEgTVCTt7qv995A
Rob Chilton
01:10:50
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uAjQMomScvWe_KJhxSFQMfMRjHDM_8-HycR2q12zc6U/edit?usp=sharing
Melissa Colvin
01:10:56
This is the short one. I added more for the ones not doing google classroom
Melissa Colvin
01:11:10
I had my current students create the instrument demos I used
Ronald Byers
01:11:20
Melissa, I can't see yours.
Britany Clark
01:11:58
@Rob Chilton, says we need permission
Britany Clark
01:13:08
Fixed!
Frank Coachman
01:13:23
Try this link. Should be open. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Yyojw2mUiQlUFaKRRDTfoQmtLYaLEjdKTV1FBcU4450/edit
Jack L. Brossette, Jr.
01:14:48
What do you do for the students who do not have access to a computer and/or the internet?
Tonia Mathews
01:17:19
Even if we do get to see 25% in person, buzzing and MP playing is out. I'm thinking those will be online only. In person would be posture, fingering, hand position, fingering.
Meredith Munger
01:17:43
What about the blended portion. Say 2 to 3 days in school the rest at home.
Mandy Twomey
01:17:58
How do you guys think you will test your beginners to see who plays what?
Shaylan Jacobs
01:19:13
I am worried about students developing band habits.
Shaylan Jacobs
01:19:38
bad*
Shaylan Jacobs
01:19:39
lol
Leah Jones
01:19:52
Schoology is great!
Jack L. Brossette, Jr.
01:20:12
What about those of us who have all of the instruments in the same beginning class?
Ronda Pohner
01:20:36
I am at a Title 1 School, where 100% of students use school instruments. The Thursday Night before spring break, school was abruptly canceled. Many kids were planning on taking horns home that Friday. Well only 5 out of 220 kids had their horns at home that Thursday. I designed lessons on Flipgrid focusing on the Power of Music that really supported the SEL aspect for students. Students were able to still do the Performance aspect and conquered the Evaluation aspect by providing feedback to their peers. Our platform was Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams (exclusively next year).
Leah Jones
01:20:40
Flipgrid is great, too.
Dwight Dodd
01:22:23
Is Flipgrid the Name of it? If I search google it will take me to it by that name?
Leah Jones
01:22:27
Yes
Ronda Pohner
01:22:31
Yes
Ronda Pohner
01:22:45
Flipgrid for Educators. I have 10 Topics in the Disco Library for anyone to use.
Rachelle Isaacson
01:23:07
Dora the explorer style!
Lisa Hill
01:23:25
Flipgrid is great! Also Essential Elements Interactive is great way to organize lessons from their method book.
Salina Cobos
01:23:29
can i share
Liz Love
01:23:33
Counting and ta-ing along as well!
Ashley Blount
01:23:34
Title 1 School, small 2A for us - we share instruments between 5th - 12th for Horn, Baritone, Tuba. Any suggestions with making this work? (I had 11 French horn students sharing 4 working horns last year)
Meredith Bishop
01:24:43
https://bit.ly/guidedpracticerecord
Ronald Byers
01:24:49
Don't forget that YouTube has the ability to add chapters now, so that can be some extra help for the kids to be able to move through the video easily.
Laura Bell
01:26:04
EdPuzzle is awesome!
Suzanne Glaser
01:26:09
Our school uses a similar program called PlayPosit
Whitney Crowley
01:26:11
Play Posit does that too
Dwight Dodd
01:26:12
No one has addressed student who do not have internet access at home. The school I will start at next fall does have a notable percentage. That does not have access
Meredith Munger
01:26:16
We used Edpuzzle a lot since most of our kids did not have their intruments
Whitney Crowley
01:27:20
Equity issues are the largest problems to brainstorm and work out. Maybe we could have the students meet outside on the p
Leah Jones
01:27:22
Dwight, I had a written practice record for my kids who weren’t able to submit videos. It worked well for those who already knew how to play their instruments— not sure how it would work for beginners who don’t know what they’re doing yet!
Whitney Crowley
01:27:23
porch
Meredith Bishop
01:27:30
Sorry, I forgot to say that I teach in Pearland ISD at Pearland JH West (7, 8) and Sablatura MS (6).
Tonia Mathews
01:29:05
Here is a summit beginning tomorrow. I'm teaching a jazz clinic Saturday and will give advice on that. Code for 20% off: JAZZTIME20https://musiceducationsummit.org/
Corey Graves
01:30:04
Dwight, not ideal… but are you able to mail items to your students? Maybe you can send some self-made DVDs to them? I know that may be costly, but at least you can send several weeks of information to them at a time.
Melissa Colvin
01:31:25
I had students upload videos in flipgrid. Then the next assignment was to watch 2 other student videos and they would record - What they did well, What to improve and How? That is how I kept up with feedback and peer assessment is powerful!
Ronda Pohner
01:31:57
Conn-Selmer Institute just finished a two day virtual conference. Loom was mentioned a lot. As well as EdPuzzle. I recommend this conference next year. It is run by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and Dr. Paula Crider. Really awesome.
Jack L. Brossette, Jr.
01:32:26
I work in a 1A school in a rural area. Everyone has some great suggestions, but they don’t work if the student doesn’t have access to technology.
Marilyn Bennett
01:34:29
Our school/City Library was opened on a limited basis for students. ISD also set up hotspots. Cellphones good.
Gary Winner
01:34:30
We had to provide paperwork for students to complete if they did not have internet capability. They did not play, but they got to learn about music history and theory in much more depth than we usually do in class.
Michael Roberts
01:34:59
No Internet: I did about 10 lessons a week just via their phone (audio only) 15 minutes short sessions, basically play part of a scale, and a melody…encourage and connect…these were “old school hardline” phone calls. I had sent out a letter with my google voice number for them to call me first to set up a weekly time
Gary Winner
01:35:06
Our TEKS provide us things to teach that are not always performance based.
Lisa Hill
01:35:11
Schoology assignments can be submitted through smart devices. Students have to download the app
Ashley Blount
01:35:18
Our Supt. worked with NTS for MiFi for families without access. From what I understand, there is Federal money available to reimburse for those expenses. We were able to get every family "online" even though they might be sharing 1 device for 5 or 6 kids K-12. Length of time for assignments is a consideration...
Mary Santarelli
01:36:08
Mary Santarelli
Melissa Colvin
01:36:35
Quiziz is awesome too. Some students used their parents phone to complete. Pre-made ones that are great or modify
James Hargreaves
01:36:44
we used a collection of apps (free trials subscriptions: Noteflight Learn, ThetaMusic Trainer, Soundtrap: and Smartmusic
Ronald Byers
01:36:55
This was an AMAZING meeting! I've got a lot of direction where I didn't have much at all before the meeting.
James Hargreaves
01:37:01
links compiled on our site: http://bit.ly/chooseAdventure
Nachel Konemann
01:37:31
Thank you to everyone who contributed!
Byron Clements
01:37:36
This has been very informative. I see up at the top left that this is being recorded. Will this be available later to go back and watch? Thx.
Steven Dojahn
01:37:49
Thank You Dana for your leadership for planning and organizing this town hall meeting today.
Cynthia Mixon
01:37:56
Thank You SO much!!!
Gary Winner
01:37:56
Thanks Dana, Frank, John, Corey, Mary, and Rob, and all of TMEA for doing this Town Hall.
Liz Love
01:37:57
Thank you all so much!!
Mandy Twomey
01:37:58
Can you send us the links in our emails?
Mary Santarelli
01:37:59
Dana and TMEA..... thank you so much
David Puckett
01:37:59
Thank you TMEA board! Good to see everyone - stay safe!
Russell Bowlin
01:38:04
Thanks to everyone who offered ideas, very beneficial
Bennett Parsons
01:38:04
Thank you!!
Whitney Crowley
01:38:06
Thank you! Great work!
Stephanie Evans
01:38:06
Thank you!
Meredith Munger
01:38:07
Thank you!
Marie J. Hernandez
01:38:07
Than you to those who contributed
Amy Laney
01:38:07
Thank you - this has been so helpful!!!
Steven Dojahn
01:38:10
TMEA Rocks!
Delia Quilantan
01:38:13
do we need to register for the future meetings?
Kristy Taylor
01:38:15
Thank you! This was very informative and I took lots of notes!
Adam Powell
01:38:15
Thank you so much for organizing this for everyone! Great ideas everyone!
Claire Pittman
01:38:16
Thank you Dana and all of the TMEA board - this was great!!
Katie Genevro
01:38:17
Thank you so much!!
Jeff Tienor
01:38:18
THANK YOU!!
Michael Dick
01:38:19
Thank you everyone! This was awesome!
Delia Quilantan
01:38:20
or will you keep our emails??
Sue Scott
01:38:20
Thank you!
Jennifer Gish
01:38:21
Thank you. Very informative
Melissa Colvin
01:38:26
This meeting was super empowering!!!!!!!!!
Christin Bunch
01:38:30
Thank you! This has been very helpful and given me some great ideas.
Charles Stollon
01:38:35
Thanks everybody for all of the ideas!!
Jason & Cyndi Tucker
01:38:35
Thank you very much for organizing this!
Thomas Landfried
01:38:36
Thank you Everyone!!
Britany Clark
01:38:40
Great info and suggestions! Thank you all!!
Kelly Desjardins
01:38:42
Thank you!
Marilyn Bennett
01:38:43
Thank you, thank you, thank you1
William Kay
01:38:45
Thanks you
James Hargreaves
01:38:46
thanks for hosting this!
Ronda Pohner
01:38:52
Thank you for this meeting.
Mariselda Cyr
01:38:55
Thank you
Delia Quilantan
01:38:55
Will we need to register for future meetings OR will you keep out emails from this meeting????
Jon McPhail
01:38:57
Thank you so much, feeling better about the fall thanks to you.
Lisa Hill
01:38:59
Thank you so much! This was great!
Guy McKinney
01:39:05
Thanks for the info all!
Mandy Twomey
01:39:07
Looking forward to the next meeting! This helps my anxiety so much
Kim Garza
01:39:13
Thanks Dana and TMEA and everyone who shared info! Very much appreciated!
Marc Christy
01:39:22
when will this be posted online?
Nathan Zamora
01:39:30
Thank you TMEA for being such an AWESOME resource!!
Delia Quilantan
01:39:31
WILL WE NEED TO REGISTER FOR FUTURE MEETINGS OR WILL YOU KEEP OUR EMAILS FROM THIS MEETING??
Sara Robison
01:40:24
Love Ya'll thank you Dana and everyone that shared!
Tonia Mathews
01:40:27
I haven't stopped working.
Joslyn Munoz
01:40:27
Thank you!! Very much appreciated!!!!!
Tammy Summersgill
01:40:45
thanks
Amanda Enriquez
01:40:49
Thank you!!
Lisa Avalos
01:40:50
Thanks!!
Steven Dojahn
01:41:10
This is very heart warming and it helps calm the anxiety and nerves about moving forward. Thank you all.
Sandra Smith
01:41:12
Thank you for the information. Can you please send all of the links in an email?
Marie J. Hernandez
01:41:17
Thanks all.
Ashley Blount
01:41:23
Thank you!
Lisa Avalos
01:41:27
Stay Safe!
Jesus Rios
01:41:30
thanks to all.
Ronda Pohner
01:41:39
You can save the chat. Click on the three dots.
Byron Clements
01:41:39
YES! Thank you thank you thank you!
Kenneth Griffin
01:41:42
Thank you all for your input.
Jim Palmer
01:41:44
Thank you everyone!
Marc Christy
01:41:45
ty
Jack L. Brossette, Jr.
01:41:54
ATSSB should do this.