The Road to Improvisation

Road to Improvisation_notes

This workshop presents a logical sequence to develop confidence and skill in improvisation. Teachers are required to show their students are mastering student learning objectives (SLOs). Improvisation is the highest form on Bloom’s Taxonomy to demonstrate musical elements through movement, rhythm and melody. An improvisation rubric is included to help students and teachers evaluate specific learning outcomes.

Brian Burnett

Brian Burnett taught elemental music & movement, K-6 near Toledo, Ohio. Brian now presents professional development courses and workshops across the country. His work has been published in Macmillan/McGraw-Hill’s Share the Music and Spotlight On Music. He serves on the conference committee for the American Orff-Schulwerk Association.

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  1. Debra Lanham on February 5, 2016 at 9:30 pm

    Your session at KMEA 2016 was my favorite!!! Thank you so much for presenting building blocks for student success with improvisation. Would it be possible for you to e-mail me the PowerPoint you used during your presentation? I can’t wait to start implementing this better process for my students! Thank you so much!!!

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