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December, 16, 2021
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM


W 176


Stephen Keys

Stephen Keys

New Wine in Old Bottles! Practical and Relevant Ways To Implement Educational Technology in the Performance Based Classroom

Clinic Synopsis:

Implementing educational technology in the performance-based classroom (band, orchestra, and choir) can be a challenge. Finding the right balance between TRADITIONAL methods of teaching and the use of TECHNOLOGY is the key. This session will show directors useful, practical, and relevant ways to infuse technology into the overall structure of their ensembles and curriculum. With an emphasis on student engagement and growth, educational technology does have its place within our ensembles.

Stephen Keys - Biographical Information

In his 23rd year as a music educator, STEPHEN KEYS has been the band director at Bondurant Middle School in Frankfort, Kentucky since 2012. He received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Kentucky, and a Masters of Arts from George Mason University. Stephen is an Educational Outreach Representative of Noteflight (a Hal Leonard company), a Google Certified Educator Levels 1 and 2, a Google Certified Trainer, and an Apple Teacher. He has presented EdTech sessions on a national level including the National Association for Music Education Conference (NAfME), Technology In Music Education Conference (TI:ME), the Kentucky Society for Educational Technology (KySTE), the International Society for Educational Technology (ISTE), and state music education conferences across the United States including Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Louisiana, South Dakota, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Texas. You can follow Stephen on Twitter: @TheStephenKeys