#10 - Designing Curriculum and Assessing Students with FileMaker, with Ben Denne


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Robby’s Ellicott Mills Middle School colleague, Ben Denne, joins the show to talk about designing a sequential instrumental music curriculum, and how they track student progress in the FileMaker app. Other topics include:

  • Workflows for producing virtual band/orchestra videos
  • The importance of developing audiation in student musicians
  • The strengths of binary performance rubrics
  • Art vs. Craft
  • Understanding relational databases
  • Data-driven music teaching (the good kind)
  • Lots more music teaching philosophy
Show Notes:

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Album of the Week:

Robby - Sarah Jarosz | World on the Ground

Ben - Marc Ribot | Y Los Cubanos Postizos

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Ben - EMMS Music | HoCoYo

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Screenshots of Our FileMaker Database: Our table of assignment records (Right) and the Layout we use to enter performance records (Left)

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