Presentation on theme: "Portable Music AuthorsNathan Toft: A. Lorne Cassidy E.S., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Jane Smith: South March Public School, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Both teachers."— Presentation transcript:
Portable Music AuthorsNathan Toft: A. Lorne Cassidy E.S., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Jane Smith: South March Public School, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Both teachers work in Ottawa Carleton District School Board.Ottawa Carleton District School Board 1) To have students become proficient in playing the recorder 2) To have students apply their understanding of playing the recorder and using technology to create original compositions through collaboration with students in a different school. Objectives Microsoft Zune, Adobe Connect, Flash, Edublogs, Sony Acid XPress, Audacity, Jing, Microsoft Songsmith, Finale, NoteFlight, Band-in-a-Box Software DescriptionUsing the Microsoft Zune and web-based tools, students will become more proficient on playing the recorder and composing music through online collaboration. Learning Areas Music, Language Arts Levels Ages 9 – 11music, recorder, audio, composition, collaboration Keywords Project Overview Students play along as they see the music scroll by as the listen to the song on the Microsoft Zune.
Portable Music Teaching Resources PortableRecorder.ca contains sheet music, video tutorials, audio files and animated music notation to prepare students for their recorder tests. PortableMusic.ca allows teachers Nathan Toft and Jane Smith to collaborate as they develop activities and lessons to meet the needs of their students. Examples of student work, recordings of video conferences between the class and lesson plans are stored here.
Portable Music Student Work Samples “White Out!” performed by Ibrahim “Sunny’s Yellow” performed by Greg “5NT Name Remix” composed and arranged by the students in Grade 5NT. “5NT Energy Song” composed and arranged by the students in Grade 5NT. Portable Radio station ID created by Katie
Portable Music Our Schools A. Lorne Cassidy Elementary School is a kindergarten to grade 8 elementary school located in Stittsville, a suburb in the west end of Ottawa, Ontario. There are about 800 students in the school. The school is dual track, offering both regular English instruction and French Immersion. South March Public School opened its doors for the first time on September 1st, 2009. It is also located in the west end of Ottawa in the suburb of Kanata. There are approximately 420 students in this kindergarten to grade 6 school. This school has an Autism unit, regular English instruction, French Immersion and English as an Additional Language support. Both schools are a part of the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.Ottawa Carleton District School Board