TECHNE headed to Chicago and Detroit for a series of workshops and events as part of their Teach The Teachers program. We kicked off our tour by traveling to Detroit and teaching our Electronic Music Powered by Girls workshop for Girls Rock Detroit.
Then onto Chicago for our inaugural Teach the Teachers day-long intensive. During a day-long workshop, we brought together a consortium of music educators from various Chicago institutions and introduced them to the pedagogical underpinnings, curriculum and logistical strategies involved with a TECHNE workshop.
As part of the intensive, participants experienced a signature TECHNE workshop themselves to better understand the transformative possibilities when technology based art making is embedded with contemplative practice and musical improvisation. It is this unique combination that is the principle foundation upon which all TECHNE workshops are based. Upon completion of the intensive, participants were given access to our new working guide outlining TECHNE’s pedagogy, curriculum and logistical strategies.
Working with our new TECHNE Connect collaborators, Katie Young and Jessie Marino, TECHNE did a two day workshop with Girls Rock! Chicago students.