Pedagogy Saturday

This year’s Pedagogy Saturday has something for everyone. Four tracks will offer an array of topics sure to be of interest to all teachers. Attendees are encouraged to mix and match the sessions to maximize their preconference experience.
An additional fee plus a minimum one day conference registration is required to attend Pedagogy Saturday sessions.

Click the Track title to learn more about the track.

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Recreational Music Making

Building the RMM Community: Strategizing, Teaching and Empowering

Richard Rejino, chair


Schedule and presenters subject to change


8:00–9:00 a.m.

Coffee and Connections: Studio Spotlights

  • Various presenters

9:15–10:15 a.m.

Brian and Sarah: Creativity in the Classroom

  • Sarah J. Bartolome, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; Brian Chung, author/teacher, Los Alamitos, California

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Courtney and Elle: Group Dynamics and Teaching Strategies

  • Courtney Crappell, NCTM, University of Houston, Houston, Texas; Elle Tyler, Parlando School of Musical Arts, Boulder, Colorado

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Nan, Rebecca and Emily: Group Teaching Demonstrations

  • Rebecca Bellelo, NCTM, Piano Pathways, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Emily Book McGree, Lafayette Piano Academy, Lafayette, Colorado; Nan Baker Richerson, NCTM, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Best Ideas

  • Ivan Hurd, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas; Leonidas Lagrimas, SUNY-Fredonia, Fredonia, New York; Jessica Pacheco Hjelmstad, Laramie County Community College, Laramie, Wyoming; Leila Viss, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, and more …
Moderator: Martha Hilley, NCTM, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

3:30–4:30 p.m.

Leila, Eneida & Sam: The Ins and Outs of Group Teaching

  • Eneida Larti, NCTM, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho; Sam Welsh, NCTM, Denver Music Arts, Denver, Colorado; Leila Viss, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

4:30–5:00 p.m.

The Impact of Group Teaching—Testimonials from Students and Teachers

  • Various presenters

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