Tonara InspirED Music Expo
Tune into the future of music education
Join us on December 18-19 at The InspirED Music Expo, a two-day virtual conference focused on the future of music education.
This event is going to be full of compelling, thought-provoking sessions by some of the best leaders in music education across three tracks: Innovation, Connectivity, and Empowerment.
Not to mention the community discussion rooms where you can actively engage in the conversation and help to shape a bright future.
Track 1: Innovation
This track is for educators looking to innovate instruction in private lessons, small group instruction, and full-sized classes. New instructional practices, or new variations on old techniques, all scaled for music educators regardless of group size.
Track 2: Connectivity
Connectivity is the best thing to come out of technology. Learn new ways to connect with your students, parents and colleagues by implementing technology into your curriculum, music-making and communications.
Track 3: Empowerment
Get the tools you need to empower learners and yourself on another level. From the Social Emotional Learning curriculum to Trauma-Informed teaching you can effectively teach any student no matter the obstacle. This track also includes sessions meant for YOU. Learn ways that you can set boundaries, stay organised, and take a breath!
Day 1: 18 December 2020
9:00 am – Melissa Stouffer – Innovation
What’s So Fetch About Solfege?
9:00 am – Cameron Sung – Connectivity
The Importance of Well-Designed Technology in Music Class
9:00 am – Lou Ann Pope – Community Discussions
Power Breakfast with Dorothy Chia: Creativity and Technology
9:00 am – Elisa Janson Jones – Empowerment
Building Your Brand
10:00 am – Leila Viss – Empowerment
Blooming Within Boundaries: A Recipe for Budding Composers
10:00 am – Lee Whitmore – Innovation
Innovation Required: The COVID Classroom
11:00 am – Panel Discussion – Innovation
Partnering DIY Platforms and Traditional Learning
Dr. Gail Fischler, Holly Kennedy, Majhon Phillips, Kristin Yost
11:00 am – Hugh Sung & Paul Leverger – Connectivity
Teaching and Collaborating with Digital Music Scores
11:00 am – Dr. Gloria Tham-Haines – Empowerment
Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: The Power to Transform
12:00 pm – Nicole Douglas – Community Discussion
Lunch Discussion Session with Jennifer Foxx
1:00 pm – Musical Performance by Mike Pope
2:00 pm – Carly Walton – Empowerment
Get Back Your Time – Time Management Tips for the Burnt Out Teacher
2:00 pm – Grace Lee – Connectivity
Sight Reading: Make it Easy. Make it Happen
2:00 pm – Lou Ann Pope – Community Discussion
3:00 pm – Tim Topham – Innovation
What I’ve Learnt from 200+ Podcast Episodes and Counting
3:00 pm – Nicola Cantan – Empowerment
Growing Up Gritty: How to Sharpen Students’ Stick-to-it-ive-ness
3:00 pm – Jennifer Foxx – Connectivity
Adapting Your Music Camp or Group Online: Educate, Engage, Enrich
*4:00 pm – Anita Collins – Keynote Address