Region 8
Elementary Division
Begin Every Class with Movement
Saturday, January 26, 2019 (PAST)
Leon Heights Elementary, Belton, TX 76513
Clinician/Consultant(s): Katherine Johns
Registration Fee: $30.00, TMEA Member Registration Fee: $20.00
Description:
Most traditional folk dances take time to teach. Mrs. Johns will demonstrate a sequence to simplify the dance to its simplest form for the first lesson. Each lesson, the dance will return and evolve in its complexity until the dance is mastered. Each dance will take a few minutes at the beginning of three - four lessons.
Objectives:
K-2nd (3) Creative expression. The student performs a varied repertoire of developmentally appropriate music in informal or formal settings. The student is expected to: (C) move alone or with others to a varied repertoire of music using gross and fine locomotor and non-locomotor movement; 3rd-5th (3) Creative expression. The student performs a varied repertoire of developmentally appropriate music in informal or formal settings. The student is expected to: (C) move alone or with others to a varied repertoire of music using gross motor, fine motor, locomotor, and non-locomotor skills and integrated movement such as hands and feet moving together;
Content Area:
Classroom music
Agenda:
8:30 registration
9-10:30 workshop
10:30-10:45 break
10:45 - 12:15 workshop
Consultant's Qualifications:
Katherine Johns has been an elementary music teacher in Floresville, Texas for the past 20 years. The grade levels taught have varied from beginning music third-sixth grade to her current position teaching Pre-K (ages 3 and 4 and Life Skills) through Fifth Grade. Received Level I Orff certification at SMU in 1997. Attended Kodaly Certification at Texas State from 1998-2000 where she graduated with a Masters in Musi Education. She attended a two week training with Phyllis Weikart in the summer of 2001. In 2011, she spent a week in Hartford, Connecticut learning dances and singing games with Peter and Mary Alice Amidon. She is also a member of "Pourparler," a group of dance teachers who meet and share ideas led by Sanna Longden. Currently, she is assisting Patricia Moreno with the Kodaly Certification Program at Texas State.

Region 10
Band Division
Sight-reading Workshop
Saturday, January 19, 2019 (PAST)
Lamar University, Beaumont, TX 77710
Clinician/Consultant(s): Nelson Nolden
Registration Fee: $0.00, TMEA Member Registration Fee: $0.00
Description:
Nelson Nolden will discuss effective MS and HS Band sight-reading techniques.
Objectives:
Directors will be able to use Mr. Nolden's sight-reading techniques for more more effective use in UIL Sight-reading.
Content Area:
MS and HS Band Sight-reading Techniques
Agenda:
9 am - Begin
10:30 am -10:45 am - Break
12:15 pm - End
Consultant's Qualifications:
UIL Region 10 Executive Secretary
Honor Band Director
Retired Fine Arts Administrator - Goose Creek CISD
Retired Band Director - Little Cypress - Mauriceville CISD