Have you heard of Makey Makey?I got a few kits a bit ago. . .Honestly, I was a bit stumped. I understood it to be a tool with very multifaceted uses, but it took me a bit to get my head around it (if I'm honest, I'm still working on that part).Anyway.For my first project, I decided… Continue reading Makey Makey: Visual Art, Music, & Circuits
I've posted before about music to soothe the savage beasts in your classroom, but sometimes, I like to play more up-tempo music. It makes the classroom have an air of fun, and it can encourage students when working on tough work, or when doing something monotonous (like coloring for a batik).The issue is that SO… Continue reading Music to Encourage the Wild Rumpus
Do you play music in your classroom? I do. I love to play music while my students work. There is a process, however, to playing music for your students. You have to really (really) listen to it at home. Anything that has rude language, hints at rude language, hints at rude behavior etc. etc. can't… Continue reading Music to Soothe the Savage Beast(s)!