Music Tech Teaacher Site Awards and Media Recognition

This is a list of some of the awards, news media and recognition we have received for our Music Tech Teacher website and classes.

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Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Lab at Green Acres

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Students

Students are practicing music on the keyboards in our lab at Green Acres.

Music Tech Students

Students like to use their Noteflight.com accounts and Synthesia to compose and play music.

Music Tech Students

Students are having fun preparing for a music program.

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Awards, Media, News Recognition

Birmingham Council PTA's Ms. Garrett is the Birmingham Council of PTA's Outstanding Teacher of the Year for 2013.
Teaching Music Through Composition Teaching Music Through Composition, Mar. 2013, our site is listed as a resource on pp. Intro - xvi, 293.

Teaching Music

Teaching Music Magazine, Jan. 2013, p.62, Music Resources for the Classroom


Donors Choose

Thank you to all of the donors who helped us obtain funding for four more keyboards! We received the keyboards in August of 2012.

SoundTree Institute

Lesson Plans posted on the SoundTree Institute, 2012

Education Week

Education Week Magazine Article - June 15, 2011 "Art and Music Learning Emphasize Interactivity, Real-World Relevance"


The Birmingham News



Sept. - Oct. 2010 - Corey Walker 'Rising Star Award' articles posted in the Birmingham News News Article Link

Best Buy Teach Award - K. Garrett

February, 2008 - Ms. Garrett and the Music Tech students are happy to announce that we received a '2008 Best Buy Teach Award' on Feb. 18, 2008! Our class received a $2000 Best Buy gift card to purchase supplies and implement new projects related to music technology.

Technology Integration in the Elementary Music Classroom

January, 2008 - Ms. Garrett has lesson plans published in a book by Amy Burns. The book is a TI:ME Publication entitled 'Technology Integration in the Elementary Music Classroom.'

Music Tech For Me

Ms. Garrett was interviewed in November, 2007 by Keith Mason of MusicTechForMe.com. The MP3 podcast about our Music Technology program is featured on Mr. Mason's website and is also available through iTunes.

Music Education Technology Magazine

September/October, 2007 - Ms. Garrett co-authored the Web Sitings feature and will be the author of the column in the final edition of Music Education Technology Magazine in November/December.

Rotary Club

May, 2007 - Ms. Garrett was one of the recipients of the 'Teacher of the Year' award for the Birmingham City School’s Teacher Recognition Program, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Birmingham.

Garrett - School Band and Orchestra Magazine

April, 2007 - Our Music Technology program was featured on the cover and in the 'Up Close' article in School Band and Orchestra Magazine.

 

February / March, 2007 - Featured in the 'Desert Island Technology' Article for Music Education Technology Magazine.

September / October, 2006 - Featured in the 'Online Lesson Plans Article' for Music Education Technology Magazine.

 

Ms. Garrett - TI:ME Teacher of the Year for 2006

Ms. Garrett was the national TI:ME Teacher of the Year for 2006.


The Birmingham News

The Birmingham News featured our lab on Jan. 25, 2006. This article is now available through fee based archives at the Birmingham News. (Article ID MERLIN_2998408) http://www.bhamnews.com/archive.html (Screen Shot of news article here....)

TI:ME Site of the Month

TI:ME Website of the Month, January, 2006.


NBC13 News

We would like to thank D. Des Vignes from NBC13 News for featuring our lab in a news segment on April 21, 2004.


Roland Instruments of Change Newsletter

Roland Instruments of Change Newsletter for Educators Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring, 2004


Netscape Open Directory Cool Site Award

April, 2004 Netscape Open Directory Cool Site Award


What's Right With Our Schools Report Fox 6 News Feature

Our Lab was featured in the 'What's Right With Our Schools' Report by Sarah Verser of Fox 6 News in Birmingham, AL. The feature first aired on Nov. 6, 2003.


Music Education Technology Magazine

September, 2003 - Our site was featured in the premier issue of the new Music Education Technology Magazine.


School Band and Orchestra Magazine

Web Spotlight Magazine Article for April, 2003


Tech Learning

Selected as the Tech Learning Site of the Day on Feb. 13, 2003.


Teachers At Work

Teachers At Work - Internet Tools for Teachers (New Zealand) Top 10 Site for January, 2003.


Golden Web Award

International Association of Web Masters and Designers Feb. 2003.


Selected as a USA TODAY Education Best Bet Website

USA TODAY News Award
The Music Tech Teacher Website received the USA TODAY Education Best Bet Website Award for the week of October 22-28, 2002. USA TODAY Website - Education.


Golden Web Award

International Association of Web Masters and Designers May, 2002...Golden Web Awards.


The Birmingham News

The Birmingham News featured our lab. This article is now available through fee based archives at the Birmingham News.(March 13, 2002 News article page ID number 430701)

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