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Sat, Nov 13


Online via Zoom

Workshop 2: Nurturing Musical Growth Through Technology and Assessment

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Workshop 2: Nurturing Musical Growth Through Technology and Assessment
Workshop 2: Nurturing Musical Growth Through Technology and Assessment

Time & Location

Nov 13, 2021, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST

Online via Zoom

About The Event

Workshop #2: November 13, 2021

9:00am-12:30pm PST

Online (Zoom)

Nurturing Musical Growth through Technology and Assessment

Clinician: Aileen Miracle

This workshop will explore how to nurture students’ musical growth through technology and assessment. First, attendees will learn about various tech tools for the music classroom, from Nearpod, to Flipgrid, to Seesaw, with specific examples of how to use each in their music lessons. Lessons for in person and virtual teaching will be shared, to engage, to build relationships, and to assess. Educators will also learn about centers for the music room, to integrate technology, formatively and summatively assess students, and provide students with voice and choice. Attendees will leave the session with many ideas for a variety of grade levels, and a plan for choosing and using tech tools and assessments.

Aileen Miracle teaches general music, band, and choir in the Olentangy Local School District near Columbus, Ohio; this is her twenty-third year teaching. Aileen received her Bachelor of Music Education from Central Michigan University in 1999, and her Master of Music in Music Education from Capital University in 2003; she completed her masters studies at the Kodály Institute in Kecskemét, Hungary. Aileen has served as President of the Tri-City Kodály Educators in Columbus, President of the Midwest Kodály Music Educators of America, and has served the National Program Chair for the 2015 OAKE conference, co-chair for the 2019 OAKE conference, and will serve as chair for the 2023 OAKE conference. Aileen has taught Level I Methodology and Folk Song Research for Colorado State University's Kodály Program,  Level I and III Methodology and Folk Song Research for DePaul University's Kodály Program, and Level III Methodology and Folk Song Research for Capital University’s Kodály Program. In 2016, Aileen was awarded “Teacher of the Year” at Cheshire Elementary. She has presented at OAKE Conferences, and currently presents workshops around the world. She enjoys sharing music education ideas through her blog, Mrs. Miracle’s Music Room, and her podcast, The Music Room. Her family includes her husband Scott, a singer/songwriter, her 17-year-old daughter Jenna, who plays flute and ukulele, and her 9-year-old daughter Macy, who loves to sing and draw!

Due to many requests, we will be automatically including the "re-run" of this workshop for you to watch via a private Youtube link. If you would like to watch the re-run event, be sure to register using an email address that is associated with your Youtube account. All workshop materials will be available in the Youtube description box beneath the video. Your video access will be available until December 15, 2021.

Special Back-to-School Pricing:

$20 KASC Members and Non-Members

FREE  Full-time students

If you are a full-time student and want to attend our workshop for free, then become a FREE member of OAKE with KASC as your chapter! Be sure to select "full-time student" as your membership type.

(Student members will receive a coupon code for free admission via email. If you become full-time student and haven't received the coupon code, email us at and we will provide it!)

*NOTE* The email containing the Zoom Link will be sent to you on Friday, November 12th at 9:00am.  Our email automations are sent from "" and the subject will be "Workshop #2 Tomorrow! (Zoom link included)". Please check your junk mail if it seems you did not receive this email! You may register all the way up until 9:00am on the day of the event.


  • Workshop #2

    11/13/21 from 9am-12:30pm (Back-to-school special: Everyone gets member pricing!)

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