Final Provocations- Week 13

So, what have I learnt over the last 13 weeks of this course? Well, a lot of things. To summarise, we've learnt how to: Sequence layers of MIDI and audio data on SoundtrapProduce high quality recordings of acoustic instrumentsMulti- angle film shoot and edit recordingsCreate our own resources for students using notation softwareCreate interactive digital … Continue reading Final Provocations- Week 13

Mix up. Mash up- Week 11

Online culture is significantly changing how children conceive and interact with music. As a result of this, educators can take advantages of the interest and expertise children develop in the bedroom/ garage in the context of the music classroom! Today, Dr. Humberstone focused on looking at the 'how'. How do children conceive and interact with … Continue reading Mix up. Mash up- Week 11

The place of music in 21st century education. Social media, PLN’s- Week 9

Technology in music has played an important role in 21st century education. The amount of platforms students and teachers can access, create and share their work with others has become limitless, quick and easy to use/ upload. But the big question is: "What about students in low socio- economic schools? Getting proper equipment to use … Continue reading The place of music in 21st century education. Social media, PLN’s- Week 9

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