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$125 Early Bird Professional Rate
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$155 Pre-conference Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th
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$125 First Time Attendee Professional Rate
Through Dec. 13th 

College Student Rate
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High Tech on a Low Budget: Technology that Teaches without Breaking the Bank

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  • This session will focus on the national standards for music education, using them as a jumping off point toward discovering new, low cost software, apps, and hardware tools that can help our students achieve greater success in the classroom. The presenter will demonstrate music notation and composing tools, music theory tutors, aural training aids, audio and recording hardware and software, video editing software, and other useful tools.
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  • 12/20/2012 11:30 AM - N/A
  • W186
  • Chad Criswell currently serves as the national music technology columnist for NAfME's Teaching Music Magazine as well as an elementary band director for the Southeast Polk Community School District. His articles on music and technology have also appeared in numerous other publications including School Band and Orchestra, and Technology and Learning Magazine. In recent years, he has been a regular presenter at several state and national conferences including the National Music Education Week Conference in Washington D.C. At the state level, Chad also has been very busy serving as the current IMEA technology chair and webmaster, the IBA state technology chair, and a former member of the TI:ME web site committee. He is also the founder of the music education web site where he covers popular educational technology topics and provides useful teaching resources to his readers.