Music Technology Education Resources by NYSSMA: https://www.krisgilbertmusic.com/online-music-education-resources.html Resources compiled and edited by members of theNYSSMA Technology Committeecontact: KrisGibertMusic@yahoo.com
About this course: Audio Production and Recording dives into the art of audio recording and the science of sound. Students will learn types of microphones and their functions, microphone setups for different music ensembles, and how to mix and master recorded…
“Learn about the possibilities available to you through starting a music technology component as part of your music program. Attract a wider body of students and engage them in project-based learning. Discover the how, why, and what of taking the…
Originally posted on TI:ME by Dr. Rick Dammers: http://www.ti-me.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=953:reaching-the-other-80-taking-responsibility&catid=40&Itemid=798 “The field of music education has a market share problem. It isn’t a new problem (we’ve been talking about this since the Tanglewood Symposium in 1967), but it is getting worse.…
Below are some great links on digital audio that could be useful for educators. These were derived from their syllabus : https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/syllabus.html Intro to Acoustics – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/acoustics.html Intro to MIDI – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/midi.html Delay Effects – https://cecm.indiana.edu/361/rsn-delay.html Filters & EQ –…
The Torrington High School Music Department is “The Pride of Torrington”! THS Music offers 11 courses the most of any high school in Litchfield County! From Award-Winning performing ensembles, Music Theory, History of Popular Music to a nationally recognized Music Technology…
What is music technology? Watch this great explanationby Professor Prince Charles Alexander from the Berklee College of Music!
“Music technology is a class designed for Digital Harbor High School music students who are the non-specialist interested in developing their understanding of music and the technology used to create music in the 21st century. The Emphases of the course…
Article shared from MusicSoftwareTraining.com “Tinnitus is a constant ringing in your ears, usually at a high frequency, but can can also sound like static or scratching. It is constant & if you don’t get your emotions under control, can be incredibly…
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Best of Pandemic #Elmused Tech Episode 6: Free Tools
by A. Burns on August 13, 2021 at 5:57 pm
This past year, many items that are usually paid for, became free for us to use, especially during the lockdown. Some of them were Denise Gagne’s Musicplay Online and MusicFirst. As we started back to school in the States in August and September of 2020, many of us came back to budget cuts or even, teaching a whole new subject. As we now return to the classroom in 2021 (or a concurrent teaching scenario) we find ourselves using and needing free tools more often than not to accommodate the ever-changing learning environments. Continue reading Best of Pandemic #Elmused Tech Episode 6: Free Tools at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.
Best of Pandemic #Elmused Tech Episode 5: Seesaw
by A. Burns on July 29, 2021 at 8:35 pm
Seesaw (web.seesaw.me) has been an amazing tool during the pandemic for music educators. Many of us used it before the pandemic, but when the lockdown occurred, numerous schools assigned Seesaw as a platform for #elmused to use to teach music. It consists of numerous tools to enhance advocacy, teaching, showcasing items, and so much more. Here are some examples of how Seesaw can continue to be used post-pandemic. Advocacy Seesaw has the capability of connecting the students’ journals with the students’ caregivers and families. Continue reading Best of Pandemic #Elmused Tech Episode 5: Seesaw at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.
Mind Brain Education Elementary Academy: Day 4
by A. Burns on July 23, 2021 at 2:26 pm
The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) continued its elementary academy for the fourth day, with us further diving into Mind Brain Education (MBE). Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Music-brain.jpg Focus on Math Source: https://www.researchgate.net/post/To-what-extend-a-musician-needs-to-know-mathematics-and-acoustics-Dose-mathematical-knowledge-discourages-his-her-pure-inspirations Since yesterday’s focus was a deep dive into reading, it was a natural process to have today’s focus be on math. Our presenters explored research for instructional practices that improve outcomes in mathematics. They spoke to purposeful mathematics, meaning actively cultivating math through inquiry and applying mathematics in multiple settings. Continue reading Mind Brain Education Elementary Academy: Day 4 at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.
Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy: Day 3
by A. Burns on July 21, 2021 at 10:08 pm
The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) continued its elementary academy for the third day, with us further diving into Mind Brain Education (MBE). Focus on Reading Dan Willingham led an excellent deep-dive session titled “Everything Scientists Know About the Teaching of Reading.” This talk was divided into Decoding, Fluency, Comprehension, and Motivation. Dan spoke to how children learn to read and the myths about reading. As an elementary music educator, I had the following takeaways: Aural language is observed everywhere in every culture. Continue reading Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy: Day 3 at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.
Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy Day 2
by A. Burns on July 20, 2021 at 10:37 pm
The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) continued its elementary academy for the second day, with us further diving into Mind Brain Education (MBE). Mind Brain Education (MBE) Mythbusters We started the day by deciding whether statements about the brain and how children learn were true or false. This was done in small breakout rooms and it was a lot of fun. Trying to discuss and determine each statement was challenging and surprising. Continue reading Mind Brain Education CTTL Elementary Academy Day 2 at MusTech.Net - Music Education & Technology.
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DIY Music Crayons
by David Row on May 30, 2020 at 3:59 pm
Do you ever see a project in a Facebook Group or on Pinterest and immediately think “I could do that!” This DIY music crayon project came from one of those a-ha moments after surfing through a music teacher Facebook group. The original poster in Elementary Music Teachers, Jennifer Z., had The post DIY Music Crayons appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
It Starts with the Standards – Advocacy for Elementary Music
by David Row on March 15, 2020 at 4:46 pm
A few years ago I was in the hallway after school fumbling with butcher paper, bulletin board border, and a freshly laminated set of posters based around the National Standards for Music Education (at the time I was still using the NAfME standards from 1994). I was halfway done with The post It Starts with the Standards – Advocacy for Elementary Music appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
How to Teach the Nutcracker
by David Row on December 8, 2019 at 3:59 pm
Teaching the Nutcracker is one of my favorite things to do every December. I got my first Nutcracker as a gift when I was in second grade and ever since I have loved to find new nutcrackers, retell the classic fairy tale, listen to the music, and share with others. The post How to Teach the Nutcracker appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
Hispanic Heritage Month Books for the Music Room
by David Row on September 29, 2019 at 8:27 pm
I once had a professor say that it wasn’t enough to learn about a culture by reading facts, figures, and statistics. This professor assigned novels written by members of certain communities so that we could hear stories and see the culture through the author’s eyes, learning from their perspective. Hispanic The post Hispanic Heritage Month Books for the Music Room appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
Music Room Makeover! Room Tour 2019
by David Row on September 15, 2019 at 3:35 pm
I love thinking about classroom design and function. When I plan out my classroom (the bulletin boards, the general layout, where and how to store the instruments, decorative details) I always try to keep kids in mind. I want to think about how the room functions for them and how The post Music Room Makeover! Room Tour 2019 appeared first on Make Moments Matter.
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Thinking Outside The Box: The DAW-Less Revolution
on September 14, 2021 at 1:41 am
More and more producers are ditching the computer. Is this a response to an increasingly digitised life? The Digital Audio Workstation, or DAW, is far …
DAW basics: How to program a chord progression and synth melody in GarageBand
by Matt Mullen on September 9, 2021 at 3:49 am
In our DAW Basics series, we’re going to show you around the latest version of Apple’s GarageBand, guiding you through the steps you need to take to …
How to turn free loops and samples into a full song on BandLab
by By MusicTech.net on September 7, 2021 at 4:32 am
In partnership with BandLab Even if you’ve never played a note in your life, you can still make soul-stirring music with BandLab. And it’s all thanks …
Researchers say putting masks on instruments reduces COVID risk
by Brittany A. Roston on August 29, 2021 at 1:45 pm
Putting a mask on certain instruments can effectively reduce the spread of COVID-19 similar to wearing a face mask, according to a new study from the …
“If you ask me what my instrument is, I’ll tell you it’s the computer,” says Hans Zimmer on sampling and programming
by By Sam Willings on August 27, 2021 at 6:37 pm
“A computer is a musical instrument that needs just as much practice as when you practice the piano, or the violin or the cello,” says Hans Zimmer. …
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EIGHT WAYS THAT MUSIC CAN SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE’S WELLBEING AND LEARNING: IN ‘CATCH UP’ AND BEYOND
by anitanee on August 30, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, looks at eight ways music can support young people’s wellbeing and learning.
Pre-school children who can keep a beat are more likely to be better readers and talkers
by anitanee on August 27, 2021 at 7:15 am
This research on why beat synchronisation and language processing and reading skills are connected can only strengthen music education teaching and advocacy.
Music for education & wellbeing podcast – with JB Rose, recording artist, vocal tutor and singing vegan mum
by anitanee on August 2, 2021 at 8:36 am
Anita Holford talks with JB Rose who is a soul vocalist, recording artist, and vocal tutor at three charities.
Music lessons enhance executive functions in 6- to 7-year-old children
by anitanee on July 20, 2021 at 10:19 am
Researchers in Germany have found that instrumental music lessons have an impact on specific executive functions in children.
Can a rhythmic intervention support reading development in poor readers?
by anitanee on July 20, 2021 at 10:09 am
Professor Susan Hallam’s research found that regular beat-based music making sessions can improve the reading skills of 11-12 year-olds.