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Teaching Drill Using the iPad: A Technology Quick-Tip

| August 1, 2012 | 2 Comments
Teaching Drill Using the iPad: A Technology Quick-Tip

Isn’t Technology Great?!?                             This year, rather than having a binder with copies of the drill in it, our marching band staff decided to go high-tech.  All of the caption heads have iPads, so we bought the App called Good Reader($4.99) and […]

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Use Spotify to take the Stress out of the Song Selection Process

| October 27, 2011 | 2 Comments
Use Spotify to take the Stress out of the Song Selection Process

How much time and money have you wasted digging through piles of CDs, hunting down copyright-questionable tracks on the Internet or buying individual tracks only to have them end up in the discard pile? In fact, you’ve probably resigned yourself to this reality when hunting down the ideal soundtrack for your guards. Well, waste no […]

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A Word to the Wise…

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments
A Word to the Wise…

  Now more than ever, an instructor’s words, actions, and reactions are constantly being evaluated – not only during rehearsal, but also in cyberspace.   As role models and educators, color guard instructors walk a unique tight rope;  we work in the professional realm of education (which has clear standards of teacher/instructor conduct), yet the extracurricular […]

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iCoach with my iPod!

| January 11, 2007 | 0 Comments

An entire music library at my fingertips for winter guard staff meetings – rehearsal tracks for all of my schools in one spot – iTunes for saving money in the search for the perfect song – the iPod has become my Coaching iHero! The iPod was my favorite coaching discovery this year!  I mean, I’ve […]

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