Tag Archives: IB Music

Inquiring in Year 9 Music

I have just finished a unit of inquiry with my Year 9 Music students, and I’m so proud of what the students were able to achieve. I won’t talk about everything we did, but I will share with you what … Continue reading

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Sooo, my website has changed back…

Hey all. ┬áJust letting you know that after experimenting with using a premium wordpress account that I’ve decided to switch back to http://www.alisonsmusicblog.wordpress.com and that may mean that some of the things I’ve shared in the past are a bit … Continue reading

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World music resource

I’ve been researching world music to ensure I cover a range of styles for my IB Music course and have come across this fabulous resource… http://www.worldmusic.nationalgeographic.com The range of styles, regions and artists it covers is immense and it has … Continue reading

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Music journals using Soundcloud.

OK. So my new idea for my grade 10 class is to get them using soundcloud. Why? Well you can upload your music for the world to hear and get constructive feedback on it. And you can put it in … Continue reading

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Annotating scores on a MacBook

I work at a school that has a 1:1 laptop program. This means that every teacher and student comes to class with a laptop. We are also trying to drastically cut down on photocopying and printing. These facts consistently lead … Continue reading

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Music as a timeline

Photo by Xelcise Found a new way to listen and think about music today through a program called Variations Audio Timeliner. Basically it turns an audio file into a timeline that you can annotate. I’m using it to demonstrate the … Continue reading

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