Hi, Teacher Friends,

Thank you for your overwhelming response to our trainings this summer. You folks are dedicated, creative, determined and well, cool. And classes have been outstanding so far. We’ll offer more workshops next summer and in the fall, please stay in touch with us about weekly classes. Good times are ahead!

Warm wishes,

Jess

 

GITC builds confidence

 

Schedule

Classes will meet from 9 a.m. – noon, daily, or from 1-4:00 pm daily.

There are many delicious cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy lunch at Liberty Station!

 

Session One: July 7-11, 2014  Beginners 9 a.m- noon.

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

 

Session Two:

July 7-11, 2014  Beginners 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

 

Session Three: July 21-25, 2014

Beginners from 1-4 p.m.

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

 

Session FourJuly 21-25, 2014 from 9 am-12 pm.

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

 

Session Five: August 11-15, 2014

Beginners from 9 a.m- noon.

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

 

When we close a class, we will take it out of the registration form but you can email our director, Jess Baron at jess@guitarsintheclassroom.org to let her know you would like her to open a new section of class if possible. We are here to serve.

To register for the currently open SUMMER INTENSIVE classes, please click HERE. We will send you a confirmation email :-)

 

Wonder what students gain in their GITC classrooms? Here are results that you can make possible once you’ve learned to lead music for learning. Please join us!

  • Increased engagement and participation in classroom activities and lessons
  • Greater memorization of facts and figures in every subject area
  • Deeper connection to and caring about lesson content across the curriculum
  • Cooperative learning skills
  • Listening skills
  • Increased creativity and problem solving skills
  • Better language skills including reading, writing and verbal expression
  • Improved self confidence
  • Higher motivation for academic endeavors in general
  • Improved grades and test scores in all subjects
  • Heightened regard for and bonding with the teacher
  • Strengthened sense of “belonging” to the classroom community as a “choir”
  • Musical awareness and abilities
  • Hands-on musical skills with hand percussion, guitar and/or ukulele
  • Songwriting ability
  • A sense of inclusion with peers through group singing, songwriting and performing. This translates to a feeling of unity in a diverse group and promotes friendship
  • Multicultural learning through culturally diverse styles of music and songs
  • Access to musical learning in the regular classroom on a daily basis
  • Positive pride in artistic outcomes
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