Abbott, Amy

Email
amy.j.abbott@gmail.com
Phone
(303) 918-1271
Division
Western
OAKE Affiliated Chapter
ROCKE

Educational Background

BME from University of Colorado
MME with Kodály emphasis, Colorado State University

Kodály Studies

Portland State University, 4 year program 1998-2002; certification 2002
Colorado State University, 2/3 years, certification 2005

Teaching Experience

Faye Wright Elementary, Salem OR 1998-2001
Indian Peaks Elementary, Longmont CO 2001-2011
Red Hawk Elementary, Erie CO 2011-present

Presentation Experiences

OAKE National Conferences
Chapter workshops for CAKE, KASC, SWOKE, OKE, AKTS, PSKOR, MTAKE, KEGA, KET, NKE, ROCKE, KMEK, NPKC
Rocky Mountain Orff Chapter
Amarillo School district two day PD
Colorado NAfME

Areas of Expertise

Upper Elementary
Literacy Games
Singing Games

Session Topics

"Singing Games We Love to Play" 3-6 hours

"Hook, Line and Sinker: Catching the Attention of the Upper Elementary Student" 3-6 hours

"Passed from Me to You; Passing Games" 1-2 hours

"Discovering a Buried Treasure of Music Literacy Games" 3-6 hours

"Say, Say O' Playmate" Singing games and extension ideas for grade K-5, 3-6 hours

"Striking Gold with Spectacular Song Literature" 3-6 hours

"Puppets- Your Classroom's Hidden Treasure" 1-3 hours

"Chocolate Covered Broccoli" fun and easy formative assessments, 3-6 hours

"Thrifty Treasures" manipulative in the music room, 2-4 hours

"Engaging the Older Student; older beginners and classroom engagement" 3-6 hours

Organizational Leadership

ROCKE- treasurer, president and member at large

Publications

TpT products

Additional Information

I love presenting and can create other sessions based on your needs. I don't mind staying with chapter members, so long as it is a pet free home due to my allergies.