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Victoria Boler

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Active Embedded Assessment with Victoria Boler

The Anacrusic Podcast

Assessment is one of those things that I really really struggled with when I first started teaching. I think I mostly didn’t have a lot of knowledge about how assessment in the music room relates to assessment in other subjects, whether it should be the same or different, and how it could fit in the same box as the other grades my students are receiving on a report card.I’ve learned over time a couple of things: (1) active assessment is embedded and inherent in what we do in our music classrooms, as long as we are intentional about our lesson objectives; and (2) although our classrooms function differently than a grade level classroom, we are consistently making observations, gathering data, and adapting our instruction based on what our students need—all of which, I might argue, are at the very heart of what assessment truly is.Today, I’m talking with my good friend, Victoria Boler, all about how she approaches active, embedded assessment in the music classroom. Victoria is an absolute master pedagog and an expert in how to seamlessly integrate meaningful assessment opportunities into your active music making classroom, based on the intentional activities you are likely already incorporating into your lessons.Victoria Boler is a leading elementary general music educator and curriculum designer. In addition to general music, Victoria has taught orchestra, choir, and percussion ensembles. In an administrative role, Victoria has served as Fine Arts Coordinator, leading band, orchestra, choir, general music, and musical theater at the programmatic level. With Orff certification in all 3 levels, and a masters in music education, Victoria is also in the process of completing her Kodaly training. She publishes general music curriculum and instructional materials at victoriaboler.com, where she serves and collaborates with educators in their journey to create grounded and artistic music curriculum for their unique teaching scenarios.Here’s a few things we discuss on today’s episode:How assessment functions in an overall philosophy of music teachingHow to keep up with regular assessments as a natural part of the lesson planning processHow you can learn more about active embedded assessment, and specifically, how you can work with Victoria on this very topic.Today's episode of The Anacrusic Podcast is sponsored by my FREE guide, The Planning Playbook. Snag your copy here: anacrusic.com/planningplaybookFor today's full episode notes, click here. To chat with other music teachers and share Ideas and strategies for all things #musicteacherlife, join the Anacrusic Insiders Community here: anacrusic.com/community 

47mins

4 Feb 2021

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Victoria Boler - Quarantined Chaos 4 - Ep. 34 - Chaotic Harmony Podcast

Chaotic Harmony

This week, Victoria Boler joins us to talk about how to prioritize content and speak to administrators during distance learning. While none of us have landed on a system that feels perfect quite yet, we are slowly finding practices that work for our schools. Quarantine Song of the Week: Crystal sings Woody Guthrie’s “Pick it Up”Spiccato: What have you found around your house to make homemade instruments to show your students?https://victoriaboler.com/ https://www.instagram.com/victoriaboler/Our Social Media: @CHClassroomMarc Keehmer: @mrKeehmerZoe Kumagai: @msKumagaiCrystal Pridmore: @FinneyVAPAJonathan Seligman: @mrSeligman [Twitter/Instagram]Email: chaoticharmonyclassroom@gmail.com#Quarantine #QuarantineLife #COVID_19 #ShelterInPlace #DistanceLearning #MusicEducation #MusicEd #MusEdBryan Pridmore is a financial advisor at Mission Trails Financial.Mission Trails Financial provides awareness, education and implementation for individuals and businesses looking to navigate their financial pathways.As a Fiduciary, the financial advisor is required to act with in the best interest of the client.Please setup an appointment by calling (619) 419-0238 or by visiting https://missiontrailsfinancial.comCrystal Pridmore is a co-host of Chaotic Harmony Classroom. To see more of what she is doing, visit Crystal Pridmore's home page athttps://www.crystalpridmore.comProduction & Equipment provided by Bryan Pridmore with Pridmoria.com"Capturing Memories Worth Treasuring"https://www.pridmoria.com https://www.facebook.com/pridmoria/

1hr 6mins

6 May 2020

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Chaotic Harmony Podcast Episode 16: Victoria Boler

Chaotic Harmony

Victoria Boler (wemakethemusic.org) shares her journey into becoming an elementary music teacher, and her method to educating her parents and administrators about the value of music education. She shares practical tips for planning lessons, performances, and assessments, and we have plenty of great laughs along the way! Be sure to visit her website to find her resources, many of which are offered free of charge.Spiccato: Yarn/ pom momsRound of the Week: “Little Bitty Man”Follow us on Twitter!Chaotic Harmony — @CHClassroomCrystal Pridmore — @FinneyVAPA & @mrsPridmoreJonathan Seligman — @mrSeligmanMarc Keehmer — @mrKeehmerZoe Kumagai — @msKumagaiWebsite: https://www.chaoticharmonyclassroom.comInstagram: @chaoticharmonyclassroomFacebook: @chaoticharmonyclassroomCrystal Pridmore is a co-host of Chaotic Harmony Classroom. To see more of what she is doing, visit Crystal Pridmore's home page athttps://www.crystalpridmore.comProduction & Equipment provided by Bryan Pridmore with Pridmoria.com"Capturing Memories Worth Treasuring"https://www.pridmoria.com https://www.facebook.com/pridmoria/

1hr 4mins

13 Nov 2019

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TAP 047: Planning & Assessment with Victoria Boler

The Anacrusic Podcast

Today on TAP, I’m chatting with my friend Victoria Boler of We Make the Music about all things planning and assessment. When I first came across Victoria (on Instagram, of course), I felt like we were music teacher kindred spirits--and after talking with her more, I know that we are. The way she thinks so beautifully about sequencing and big picture music teaching is 100% my jam. Today she’s sharing some of her process for planning and how assessment is all tied in. Check out more from Victoria on her website here→ wemakethemusic.org Check out the full show notes & resources mentioned inside this episode here—> https://anacrusic.com/podcast/47 Don’t forget to subscribe to this podcast so you NEVER miss an episode! To make sure you get all my inside tips and tricks, subscribe to the Anacrusic Newsletter by clicking here —> anacrusic.com/newsletter. You can also chat with your other music teacher besties and get exclusive content related to each episode inside of the #TAP Insiders Facebook Group. Join here —> facebook.com/groups/TAPinsiders/ The Anacrusic Podcast is a proud member of the Music Teacher Development Podcast Network. The MuTed network provides support in the form of audio on demand programming designed by and for music educators. You can find more information about our network at mutedpodcasts.com

1hr 4mins

9 May 2019

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E010 Part II: Interview with Victoria Boler

Afternoon Ti

In the second part of Episode 10, Victoria Boler shares about lesson planning, transitions and her teacher capsule wardrobe. Victoria's Website: www.wemakethemusic.org www.afternoonti.blogspot.com Intro/Outro Music: Our Big Adventure by Scott Holmes www.scottholmesmusic.com

58mins

26 Feb 2019

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E010 Part I: Interview with Victoria Boler

Afternoon Ti

In the first episode with Victoria Boler, she shares about her experiences with Orff and Kodaly approaches, as well as information about data collecting, goal setting and informances. Victoria's Website: www.wemakethemusic.org www.afternoonti.blogspot.com Intro/Outro Music: Our Big Adventure by Scott Holmes www.scottholmesmusic.com

48mins

26 Feb 2019