Music – More than just fun!
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Fernando Ramirez
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About the talk

Music is not only limited to entertainment and fun! It can be so much more than that when equipping yourself with the understanding of basic teaching principles and strategies.

In this action-packed session with Fernando Ramirez, experience principles and resources to demonstrate how music sessions can be prepared and delivered in a way that targets the explicit teaching and learning of these transferable skills. Tap into your purpose as a Music teacher and resolve any obstacles you may face with virtual classes. At every step of the process discover how you could apply these concepts in your classroom.

Key objectives

  • Experience how Music can be used to promote transferable skills that can be applied in a variety of settings, domains and circumstances
  • Gain strategies to teach Music virtually, in engaging manner
Speaker
Fernando Ramirez
PYP co-ordinator, Albanian College Tirana
Disclaimer - This event is organised independently of and not endorsed by the IB. Toddle’s events and webinars are organised to enable an exchange of practices and ideas within the educator community and are not a replacement for official IB workshops. Views and opinions expressed by the speakers are their personal views and should not be construed as official guidance by the IB. Please seek assistance from your school’s IB coordinator and/or refer to official IB documents before implementing shared ideas and strategies in your classroom.

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Fernando Ramirez
Fernando is a passionate music educator who has over 20 years of experience teaching music to children. He is currently the PYP co-ordinator at Albanian College Tirana, in Albania having previously taught music in international schools in Qatar and Malaysia. Prior to becoming a full time educator he also taught in schools across The Netherlands, Spain and the UK as a visiting music teacher. Fernando has led several successful workshops, webinars and teacher training sessions in Doha, Amsterdam, Madrid, Kuala Lumpur, UK and Dubai. Besides his musical training, Fernando holds an International PGCE and a Masters in International Education that allowed him to deepen his understanding of educational principles and to adapt his musical expertise to a classroom setting.
Classroom Strategies, Curriculum Planning
Music – More than just fun!
Music is not only limited to entertainment and fun! It can be so much more than that when equipping yourself with the understanding of basic teaching principles and strategies. In this action-packed workshop with Fernando Ramirez, experience principles and resources to demonstrate how music sessions can be prepared and delivered in a way that targets the explicit teaching and learning of these transferable skills. Tap into your purpose as a music teacher and resolve any obstacles you may face with virtual classes. At every step of the process discover how you could apply these concepts in your classroom.