Coding Music Instrument Apps in Hopscotch & Tynker

Why should we bring coding into the music room? Because not only is it cross curricular and ticking the STEAM methodology of teaching, it is also asking our students to think about the fundamentals of music. What is it we need to consider when making an instrument? Pitch, melody, and/or beat, rhythm, tempo and tone … Continue reading Coding Music Instrument Apps in Hopscotch & Tynker

Part 2: Planning IB PYP in the Specialist / Single Subject Classroom 2014 Overview

I have┬áhad some great feedback on my initial post about specialist/single subject music planning in an IB school. Apologies for not writing this one sooner. This post is a wrap up of my programming in my 3rd year of teaching in an IB school. Please note I still see myself on a learning journey in … Continue reading Part 2: Planning IB PYP in the Specialist / Single Subject Classroom 2014 Overview