Music History 102 a Guide to Western Composers and their Music from the Middle Ages to the Present CONTENTS of Music History 102: As is usual with information on the history of Western music, this site has been organized according to the eras of history: The Middle Ages After the collapse of the Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, Western Europe entered a time known as "The Dark Ages" — a period when invading hordes of Vandals, Huns, and Visigoths overran Europe. 3 App Smash Video Projects to Challenge Your Students When app-smashing on iPad, students and teachers use multiple apps to create individual pieces of content that are then merged or smashed together into one culminating product. Applying this concept dramatically increases creative potential, and the rate at which apps are developing allows for new, unique, and dynamic creations to consistently challenge what seemed possible only a few months or weeks ago. The final product involved in app-smashing often lends itself to video, so to kick off the school year, here are a few app-smashing video projects.
Search Results Showing 1 to 15 of 3,619 results Melanlioglu, Deniz – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013 Although listening is the skill mostly used by students in the classrooms, the desired success cannot be attained in teaching listening since this skill is shaped by multiple variables. Super Simple Songs Thanks for checking out the Super Simple Songs™ YouTube Channel! Subscribe here: We create easy-to-teach, easy-to-learn, super fun songs for children. Our videos are intended for teachers and parents of young learners with developing speaking skills, ideal for sharing with Pre-K children and younger, young ESL/EFL learners, and children with special needs. The songs are appropriately paced for children with developing motor skills, and full of room for gestures and dancing to help kids interact with the lyrics.
Mandrágora Tango Our Newest CD: Siete Tandas Available Now at CDBaby.com! Siete Tandas is meant first and foremost for dancing. HOW TO MAKE A REALLY GOOD BOOK TRAILER - Pamela Lowell HOW TO MAKE A REALLY GOOD BOOK TRAILER Five easy steps that your students--and even technophobes like me--can master. by Pamela Lowell After checking my inbox for hours, I finally got the email I’d hoped for. My editor, Marilyn Mark, at Marshall Cavendish had watched the book trailers I’d created for my new young adult novel, Spotting for Nellie. Here is a snippet of the email she sent me: Pam, these are AWESOME!!! I love them!!
ESL Lesson Plans and Resources on Music March is Music in our Schools Month! There has never been a better excuse to get up and dance with your students. To encourage you to bring music into your classroom throughout the year, we’ve created a collection of useful links. These links are full of ideas for using music in the classroom. Tools for Teaching A preview of Smithsonian Folkways on iTunes U. Click the image to launch iTunes on your computer. Smithsonian Folkways is committed to offering educational materials to complement the music on our site. Tools for Teaching from Smithsonian Folkways provides ideas and resources for educators to inspire their use of Folkways music from around the world. Information about these sounds and the cultures that create them are a valuable resource to courses in history, geography, language arts, social studies, visual arts-and of course music and dance. Curricular experience, activities, streaming videos, liner notes, music samples, and other features are available for free.
Online Audio Editor TwistedWave is a browser-based audio editor. You only need a web browser to access it, and you can use it to record or edit any audio file. All the audio is stored and processed on the server, so you don't need to download anything, or save your work when you are done. Close your browser window and your work is saved. Open TwistedWave somewhere else, and all your audio files, with the complete undo history, are still available. Book Trailers ~ Educational Tools Analine Johnson is a public school librarian in Texas who creates book trailers for specific books that “speak to her” with the hopes of turning her students onto them. Four of her trailers were finalists in a recent School Library Journal contest for the best book trailers. We asked Analine to tell us a bit about who she thinks book trailers are for, and why she feels they’re good educational tools. ReaderKidZ: Who are book trailers for?
EnglishPhoneticAlphabet [licensed for non-commercial use only] / FrontPage Welcome to the English Phonetic Alphabet Wiki. Two special features make The English Phonetic Alphabet (EPA) a favorite pronunciation tool of ESL/EFL teachers and suitable for every level of English learner: 1) EPA uses ABC and standard keyboard symbols to represent the 40+ sounds of spoken English 2) The Thompson Vowel Chart pairs vowel sounds with color names to provide a simple, accurate pronunciation system for every word in English. ‘Melody’ Continue reading the main story Video For more than two decades, my home country of has had a stable democracy, as well as a thriving economy. At the same time, Chile has one of the largest wealth disparities in the world, reinforced by high tuition rates for secondary and college education. This means Chile has practically no social mobility, for how do you build a better future for yourself without education? This was a question I asked myself while making this short film, in which I explore music’s power to inspire children to escape poverty.
Create Book Trailers The traditional book report that asks students to critique the books that they read is a staple of many classrooms. If you would like to add a new element to book reports try having students add visual and audio components to book reports by having students create book trailers. Book trailers are short videos designed to spark a viewer's interest in a book. A great place to find examples of book trailers is Book Trailers for Readers. If you would like to have your students try to create book trailers, here are five free video tools that are well-suited to that purpose.