QuaverCon 2022

Thank you to all who joined us live July 12-13 for QuaverCon! We’ve curated some of the sessions below for your on-demand viewing. Click here to apply for PD credit. Remember one hour of QuaverCon equals one hour of PD credit. We know PD requirements vary, so please check with your district.

QuaverMusic Sessions:

Back to the Basics: QuaverMusic

Designed for all QuaverMusic teachers. Step in to get a personalized tour of the basics from the Curriculum to ClassPlay, and the Resource Manager.

Taking Songs to the Stage

Find inspiration for song groupings to create a thematic performance for every season. We will look at performance ideas to celebrate fall, winter, spring, and summer occasions. You won’t want to miss this call to the stage. Find the handout for this session here.

Explore and Play Through Orff

Bring Orff into your classroom! Take a deep dive into the Orff process using digital resources to unpack the process of teaching an Orff arrangement from exploration to performance.

Dance Choreo: Here We Go!

This session will focus on the art of dance and how to utilize digital resources to get your students up and moving! Classroom teachers will leave with original choreographies from our music trainer, Lesley Dennis, as well as tools and strategies for creating your own with students!

Help! I have a Substitute Teacher!

Out for the day? In Quaver, you can provide a digital folder for your substitute and send assignments directly to students. Learn how to make it easy for you and your sub in this session

Teaching to the Choir

Break the ice and get students excited using choral resources like songs, warmups, and much more. Teachers will leave with ready-to-use ways to engage every grade level in their school’s choir.

What’s New at QuaverMusic

Prepare for the coming school year with new content! In this session, teachers will discover fresh resources, songs, and interactive screens to enhance their lessons.

Unlock the Composer in Every Child

Join Quaver (Graham Hepburn) to harness the power of digital tools and make composing accessible for every student – you will not want to miss this session!

Jazz it Up: Personalizing Instruction

Creating personalized resource screens tailored to your lessons has never been easier. From this teacher’s point of view and past experiences, we will explore how to create engaging custom resources for your students. Find the handout for this session here.

QuaverReady Sessions:

Back to the Basics: QuaverReady

This session is designed for all teachers. Step in to get a personalized tour of the basics from the Lessons to Brain Breaks and the Teacher Toolbox.

Always Growing: Helping Students Cultivate a Growth Mindset

This session will focus on the importance and impact of self-esteem in children inside and outside the classroom. We will look into the different ways low self-esteem may present itself, how having low self-esteem may affect children and their relationships, and different activities that can be implemented in the classroom to give children the confidence booster they may need.

Incorporating CASEL Competencies in the Music Room

The music classroom offers many opportunities for nurturing students’ social and emotional growth. This session will demonstrate how the music classroom is the perfect playground for developing core SEL competencies. Participants will leave the session with three activities to incorporate SEL into their music classroom.

Flexible Lessons for the Whole-School Approach

This session will walk attendees through various flexible instructional resources for a school-wide approach to character building and life skills. Attendees will walk through an entire lesson and discover how it can be implemented into different learning environments and personalized for every audience.

QuaverHealth•PE Sessions:

Getting Started with QuaverHealth•PE

Are you new to QuaverHealth•PE or checking out this fantastic new curriculum? We will focus on an overview of the program to familiarize teachers with all it has to offer. Teachers will walk away with a general knowledge of how to start using QuaverHealth•PE.

Going Deeper with QuaverHealth•PE

Continue diving into our new QuaverHealth•PE curriculum. The focus will be on implementing lessons, Resource Manager, and much more! Teachers will leave with a deeper understanding of the Quaver resources to help jump-start the beginning of the school year.

Making Moves with Health Education

This session will focus on strategies for implementing health education! PE teachers will leave with tools to teach health while still meeting all physical activity and PE requirements. Classroom teachers will leave with tools to implement health in short daily doses! All educators will leave with strategies to promote wellness at the whole school level.

Quaver Pre-K Sessions:

Back to Basics: Quaver Pre-K

Designed for all Quaver Pre-K teachers. Step in to get a personalized tour of the basics from the Curriculum to Teacher Toolbox, Instructional Guides, and more.

Little Learners, Big Feelings

This session is designed for all teachers. Step in to Help! What can I do with my big feelings at school? Discover stories, animations, and songs that teach children essential skills of self-regulation, emotional functioning, and problem-solving strategies to use daily in the classroom.

Letters and Syllables and Rhyming…Oh My!

Quaver Pre-K is giving you a sneak peek of the upcoming phonology interactives! These new digital resources will cover essential Pre-K literacy skills, including rhyming, syllables, and phonemic awareness. With customizable teacher options for each game, these interactives bring an engaging and playful option to whole-group or small-group instruction and even independent activities.