Event LIFT-NL 2024 starts on October 25, 2024 at 8:45:00 AM -0330
Ashley Beresford - NL Schools
Location: Conception Bay South - 10/25/24, 2:45 PM - 10/25/24, 4:00 PM (-0330) (1 hour 15 minutes)

Ashley Beresford - NL Schools
Ashley Beresford

Ashley Beresford holds Bachelor of Music (clarinet) and Bachelor of Music Education degrees from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Masters in Music (Instrumental Conducting) from McGill University. She is currently teaching at Bishop Feild Elementary and Holy Trinity Elementary in St. John’s, Newfoundland where she focuses on incorporating literacy and technology into the music classroom. Ashley spent many years as an active performer, playing with ensembles including the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and Atlantic Light Theatre. Ashley is a Past President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Music Educators’ Association and is currently Vice President of the Canadian Music Educators’ Association.

Harmonizing Literacy: The Use of Books in the Music Classroom
Join us for a session that delves into the harmonious fusion of music and literacy in the primary music classroom. In this workshop, educators will discover the power of incorporating storybooks to enhance music lessons, foster creativity, and promote early literacy skills.This session will emphasize the reciprocal benefits of utilizing storybooks to not only enrich music education but also to nurture oral language development and literacy proficiency in students.

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