Sonic Pi- Week 7

Do you know how to code? Do you like listening and composing music? Well, guess what? We've got a software program just for you! (Insert drumroll....) It's called SONIC PI! Sonic Pi As you might have guessed from the title, we learnt how to use and compose music using Sonic Pi. I found this software … Continue reading Sonic Pi- Week 7

Composition in Music Education- Reflection Assignment No.1

Links between my composition, the Orff formula and early Baroque music. What is the Orff Approach? Well, according to Estrella (2019), the Orff formula is a "method of teaching children about music that engages their mind and body through a mixture of singing, dancing, acting and playing through the use of percussion instruments. For instance, … Continue reading Composition in Music Education- Reflection Assignment No.1

Teaching with technology. Design and Instructional Design. Aural drilling and music theory- Week 6

Image from lernin.com- Music Notes Falling: Educational Music Game | lernin So, I just want to open up with these questions: What does it mean to teach using technology?What should we expect from students using technology in the classroom?How can we design and explain our instructions to students through technology?And most importantly, can GAMES be … Continue reading Teaching with technology. Design and Instructional Design. Aural drilling and music theory- Week 6

Putting it into practice! Film crew, audio team and director- Week 5

Skills -> Practical Over the past 4 weeks, we've learnt various skills that we (as future music educators) need to be equipped with in technology in music education. Throughout these weeks, we've focused on learning the basic skills and learning how to integrate technology into our music classrooms. It was very exciting for me to … Continue reading Putting it into practice! Film crew, audio team and director- Week 5

Notation software: illustrations, worksheets and quality resources. Copyright- Week 3

Knowing how to use a music notation software is crucial for music teachers today. Without music notation software, editing and saving compositions will probably become tedious and easily lost. Luckily, with the help of technology and the myriad number of music notation softwares out there, music teachers are now able to compose, make resources and … Continue reading Notation software: illustrations, worksheets and quality resources. Copyright- Week 3

Technology in performance and recording. Basic editing and mastering including video- Week 2

Performance and recordings through technology! I'm sure that most of us have been to a concert and are aware that performances get recorded. But have you ever wondered why things get recorded? Well, it's because WE ARE LIVING IN THE 21ST CENTURY! Well, seriously, in a time in which technology is ever developing, people have … Continue reading Technology in performance and recording. Basic editing and mastering including video- Week 2