The Band Broke Up: A Collaborative Project Between Arizona State & U of Central Missouri

Guest post by Isaac Bickmore. Isaac is a professor of music education at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg Missouri. He has a PhD in music education from Arizona State University from with his collaborator on this project Russ Biczo is currently a graduate student at. I taught a class at Arizona State University called the…

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6 Emerging Technologies Supporting Personalized Learning

This is a follow up to 4 Iowa Schools Getting Personalized Learning Right written by Meredith Allen: educator, instructional technology consultant and general classroom audio recording evangelist.  Dee Lanier, an amazing and inspiring educator, has recently challenged my thinking about how important it is to “vet” the technology I am using. Educators, administrators and technology directors/coordinators should be fastidious…

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University of Arkansas Music Technology Class Creates & Reflects

The below songs were created by the University of Arkansas Fall 2017 Music Technology class using Soundtrap. The students created a drum beat using Groove Pizza, added a guitar/piano vamp and then collaborated with each other for inspiration. Their professor, Daniel Abrahms, was kind enough to share the playlist with us along with some captured reflections of the creation…

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Podcast Classroom Guide

We have created an infographic to help inspire some classroom podcasting. A big thank you to TeachThought, The Atlantic & The Podcast Host for the great resources we’ve linked in each stage. Keep rockin’ and rollin’!

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8 Examples of Transforming Audio Lessons Through the SAMR Lense

SAMR is a model designed to help educators begin to thoughtfully infuse technology into teaching and learning. The Substitution & Augmentation phases enhance the learning experience while the Modification & Redefinition phases completely transforms the learning adventure and empowers our young learners to create (Who doesn’t want that?!) Great friend and AMAZING educator, Sylvia Duckworth, has beautifully captured…

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Soundtrap Powers Successful Global Music Collaboration Between High School Students

Schools from California and Sweden engaged in successful global music collaboration through the use of Soundtrap for Education Soundtrap, a collaborative music and podcast creation tool for the modern classroom, is pleased to share the success story of a global music partnership between California’s Oaks Christian School (OCS) and Sweden’s Academy of Music and Business…

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