Exploring Sound and Story: Overview
Participants will develop tools for analyzing sound, practice approaches for active listening, experiment with story finding, and explore rhythm/melody making routines. We will attend to ideas like perspective taking, curiosity, gratitude, resourcefulness, and student voice; engaging in creative routines around the concepts. This course lays the foundations for our 200 level work of generating rich, multidimensional audio and video content in a classroom setting.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
● Utilize vocabulary for exploring and describing sound
● Employ active listening approaches
● Practice classroom routines for music listening and analysis
● Conduct an interview
● Apply/integrate story finding techniques into classroom content
● Practice classroom routines for rhythm and melody making
Let's Dive Into a World of Sound!
DIVE INTO A WORLD OF CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT
Music and Media Arts 101
Why take a course on music and sound?
Musical literacy is a skill that transcends borders, languages and cultural norms. Learning the language of sound-making through the Music and Media Arts 101 course helps you access this skill for use in the classroom and beyond. No prior knowledge required – just a listening ear and an open mind!
Meet Your Instructor
MUSICIAN, INSTRUCTOR AND UKELELE EXTRAORDINAIRE!
Consider me your personal guide as you engage with the Music and Media Strategy.
Email me at mari@creativeengage mentlab.com if you have questions or comments around the course content, if you want to reflect on your experience in the course, plan or brainstorm how you might use one of the activities in your classroom, or even set up a time for us to chat on the phone.
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