Friday, October 28, 2011

European Medea Awards 2011: Simply Music - Highly Commended

Deborah Arnold from MEDEA Awards and Paul Maher - Simply Music

  European Medea Awards 2011

On the 24th November 2011, Paul Maher - Director, Simply Music received a "Highly Commended" European Award for its use of Technology in Education as part of the MEDEA Awards Ceremony, which took place during the Media & Learning Conference 2011 in Brussels.

This European competition rewards excellence and creativity in media in education and this year the competition attracted 115 entries from 28 countries.

Simply Music: Technology Inspired Music in Education

Aim of the MEDEA Awards:
The aim of the MEDEA Awards is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media (audio, video, graphics and animation) in education. The awards also recognise and promote excellence in the production and pedagogical design of media-rich learning resources. 
The MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media 2011 honour the best entry submitted by teachers, students, learners, parents, professors, individual or organisational representatives in primary education, secondary education, higher education, adult education, vocational education and/or training.

The "Simply Music" video was originally created as part fulfillment of an MSc in Education and Training - (E-Learning) - First Class Honours Degree, from Dublin City University in 2011.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Simply Music In-Service Teacher Training Aug 2011

Simply Music/Department of Education & Skills: In-Service Teacher Training in 
The National Concert Hall - August 2011

Rehearsing Ravel's Bolero (with the aid of technology):

D.I.Y. Bolero composition!
The Simply Music video tutorial below demonstrates how you can create a classical piece of music using GarageBand and a standard qwerty keyboard:

Simply Music's 5th consecutive year of Department of Education & Skills music technology/performance workshops:

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Simply Music/The National Concert Hall In-Service Teacher Training Course 2011

This August 15th-19th, 2011 Simply Music in association with The National Concert Hall, will run its 5th year of successful In-Service 5-Day Teacher Training Courses, approved by The Dept. of Education & Skills:

 In-Service 5-Day Teacher Training Course 2010:


Paul Maher - Director, Simply Music

Tel: (01) 2856162

Mobile: 087 2227718


Carol-Ann McKenna - Learn & Explore Coordinator

The National Concert Hall

Tel: (01) 417 0000