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Children's Literature

​Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 24, 2020 

This summer we are excited to offer a new, innovative online class to make Children’s Literature a strong part of your curriculum. This course will be open from July 20 – 24 and will explore children’s literature in the Elementary Music Classroom.  The course will cover what to look for when choosing books to use, how to create lessons for singing, instruments, improvisation, composition, music literacy, and performances, process teaching and classroom management tips.  Additionally e-learning content delivery will be covered, including teaching new material online, organizing electronic instruction, creating lessons with student responses, online student engagement and composing music to your student’s abilities.  

2 quarter hour credits / 1 semester hour credits / PD hours available
2020 Rates: Credit: $1,810* / Credit with Working Teacher Discount: $905* / Non-credit: $580*

Registration has now closed for this class. 

​Please email us​ directly with any questions. 

Instructor Biography

Lisa Sullivan teaches general music at Mohawk Trails Elementary School in Carmel, Indiana and was named 2008 Carmel Clay Teacher of the year.  She teaches private piano in her home studio as well as being active in the adult and children’s music at church.  Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Butler University and a master’s degree in Elementary Administration from Ball State University.  Lisa currently serves as the Region IV representative for the Indiana Music Educators Association.  She completed three levels in Orff Schulwerk, as well as Orff Curriculum, and Orff Master Class at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Lisa apprenticed Level I with Cindy Hall at the University of Kentucky and has presented at local chapter meetings of the Indiana Orff Schulwerk Association as well as State Conferences of the Indiana Music Educators Association.   Lisa presented at the Cincinnati and Las Vegas AOSA conferences and she currently teaches Orff Level I at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana and DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.  Lisa has taught Orff Level II basic at Anderson University, Level II Recorder and Movement at IPFW in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Orff Level I at Palm Beach Atlantic College in West Palm Beach, Florida.