Tools for Student Understanding in Music Education by Richard Davis

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1. Incredibox

1.1. Incredibox is a simple mixing program that can be accessed via web browser or downloaded as an app. Students can show understanding of musical form, rhythm, and tone color.

1.2. Example: ABA Form Project

1.3. Using Incredibox in the Classroom

2. Google Docs

2.1. Students can use Google Docs to create research based projects/essays demonstrating their knowledge on a particular musical topic.

2.2. Example: Composer Essay

3. Sibelius Music Writing Software

3.1. Sibelius is a music notation software composers use to write music. Students can create their own compositions and listen to the playback of their composition or perform it themselves or in a group.

3.2. Example: Composition Project

4. SmartMusic

4.1. SmartMusic is a music learning software where students can access digital versions of music found in their method books and music ensembles. SmartMusic allows students to record themselves performing and will digitally assess their performance based on correct pitch and rhythm.

4.2. I Signed Up for SmartMusic. Now What?

5. Garageband

5.1. Garageband is an audio mixing software for Mac products. Students can use this software to record themselves performing and create intricate mix tracks

5.2. Using Garageband in the Classroom

5.3. Example: Radio Commercial