Spring Workshop with Matthew Stensrud

Join us for our third workshop of the year with Matthew Stensrud on March 20, 2021 from 10-12! This will be a virtual workshop through Zoom. Membership forms can be completed online from the Membership Page. Single workshop registration is also available on the Workshop page. We are now offering CTLE credits for our workshops!

Playful Procedures: Building a Community of Learners through Responsive Classroom

Too often, we lose sight of process, creation, exploration, and more when addressing behavior – and teaching virtually has only exacerbated these challenges. How can we create a community of learners when teaching from a distance, when on a cart, or when in various blended scenarios? In this workshop, we’ll learn more about Responsive Classroom and how we can utilize its principles to continue to make music and gather together whether in-person or on the screen

Matthew Stensrud is an award-winning Elementary Music and Movement Teacher and currently teaches PK-4 music and movement at Sidwell Friends Lower School in Washington, DC. He received his Master of Music Education from George Mason University and Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, is an Orff Schulwerk approved Teacher Educator of Movement, and teaches Movement Levels in South Carolina and Oregon. Matthew is also on The Orff Echo Editorial Board and was a key content contributor to the book Responsive Classroom for Music, Art, PE and Other Special Areas. He is also well-known on social media as @MisterSOrff on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube, and offers newsletters through this website www.mistersorff.com and mentoring, lesson plans, and more on his Patreon page.

If you already have a membership for this year, the Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the workshop.

If you would like to register for this workshop only click our workshop page and scroll down to single workshop registration. Once registered, you will be emailed the Zoom link prior to the workshop.

A link to a form will be sent out through Zoom Chat at the end of the workshop to request inservice/CTLE credits.

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