Author Archives: matt5834

Writing an Interactive iBook

I’ve spent the last month working on writing an interactive iBook for my Young Composers curriculum. It has been an eye opening process so far. I’m loving using iBooks Author and I think that it is a tool that educators will be able to get a lot of mileage out of for a long time.¬† […]

Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy

This article by Shelly Wright, Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy¬†really sums up my approach to how I teach composition to my students at LREI. We are a progressive bunch and when I had the idea that my students should learn about how music works by creating something first I was given great support. We’ve all sat through […]

Welcome to my new blog!

This blog will serve as a place for me to write about my general music education ideas and insights. I’ll also post relevant info and happenings about the Young Composers & Improvisors Workshop.