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Music and Technology in the Classroom. By: Kaytlynne Conover Elementary Education Montana State University. Why use music?. Emotional Expression Aesthetic Enjoyment Entertainment Communication Symbolic Representation Physical Response Teaches Culture.

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Music and technology in the classroom

Music and Technology in the Classroom

By: Kaytlynne Conover

Elementary Education

Montana State University


Why use music

Why use music?

  • Emotional Expression

  • Aesthetic Enjoyment

  • Entertainment

  • Communication

  • Symbolic Representation

  • Physical Response

  • Teaches Culture


What to think about when using music technology

What to think about when using music technology.

  • …how to group students: individual, small group, whole class.

  • …how to track student progress.

  • …how to sequence work for the units.


9 music standards and activities that include technology

9 Music Standards and Activities that Include Technology


The national music standards

The National Music Standards

  • Singing, alone and with others

  • Instruments

  • Melodies and accompaniments

  • Composing

  • Reading

  • Listening to music

  • Evaluating music

  • Relationship between music and other arts

  • Music history


Ideas for using in the classroom

Ideas for Using in the Classroom?

  • http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/explore_and_learn/art_online_resources_listening_adventures.html

  • If you were a young student would this attract your attention?

  • What are benefits of teaching the symphony with the site rather than just listening to it?


Where to get songs

Where to Get Songs

  • http://www.kididdles.com/lyrics/allsongs.html - has many songs along with the tunes.

  • http://www.kiddyhouse.com/songs - has songs for all the phonics sounds

  • http://www.songsforteaching.com/ - it has songs listed by topic and grade level.

  • http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/musicchild.htm - this includes nursery and show tunes.


What to do with the songs

What to do with the songs

  • It can help students learn a topic such as phonics, abc’s, math, or many other areas.

  • The teacher can teach the song to students.

  • Students can sing along with computer.


Sing along tune

Sing along tune

  • http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/lyrics/singarainbow.htm

  • What do you think you can teach with this?

    • Colors

    • Rhythm

    • Beat


Instruments

Instruments

  • You may not have access to all instruments in the classroom but you can with technology.

  • Drums – http://www.planetpals.com/interactivegames/fluffy.htm

  • Xylophone – http://www.apples4theteacher.com/xylo.html

  • Piano – http://pianonanny.com – is a website that teaches students how to play the piano.


How much do you know about instruments

How much do you know about instruments?

  • Students can learn about the different instruments and each instrument has an activity for students to complete.

  • http://www.playmusic.org


Instrument identification

Instrument Identification

  • Can you guess what this instrument is?

  • http://www.thirteen.org/publicarts/orchestra/


Don t know much about an instrument or artist

Don’t know much about an instrument or artist?

  • Try the musical encyclopedias.

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/10400/html/index.html


See what you think

See what you think?

  • Everyone is now going to be given a website to visit.

  • Briefly look at the website thinking of how you could use this in your classroom and what you would teach.

  • In a couple of minutes, tell the rest of us what you think about the site.


The websites

The websites

  • New York Philharmonic

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/10400/html/index.html

  • San Francisco Symphony

  • http://www.sfskids.org/templates/home.asp?pageid=1

  • Dallas Symphony

  • http://www.dsokids.com/2001/rooms/musicroom.asp


What do you think

What do you think?


Music software

Music Software

If you don’t want to use the internet what else can you use?


Some of the software you can use to teach music

Some of the software you can use to teach music

  • Rhythm reading and performing – Rhythm Ace

  • Identifying written pitches – Music Ace I and II

  • Scales and key signature – Practica Musica

  • There are many others…


Remember when choosing music software

Remember when choosing music software--

  • What are the skills being taught?

  • What procedures and techniques are being used to convey information?

  • What is the quality of graphics?

  • How easily do students interact?

  • What is the quality of sound?

  • How expensive is it?

  • Can teacher and students control the speed and sequence of the program?


Helpful websites

Helpful Websites

  • All of the above links were found at

  • http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/music/default.htm

  • Good bulletin board ideas and worksheets are found at:

  • http://www.musicbulletinboards.net


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