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Music: The Sounds of Math, Science, and Social Studies (Summer 2019)
July 8 - July 13
Dates: 7/8/2019, 7/9/2019, 7/10/2019, 7/11/2019, 7/12/2019, 7/13/2019 (Monday – Saturday)
Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Credits: 3 P-Credit/36 CTLE hour
This course is designed for teachers to integrate music into the classroom through fun and simple techniques, learning basic concepts found in music while designing a series of hands-on indigenous inspired instruments made from reusable materials to experiment on and compose rhythms with. Through guided art instruction, participants create their multicultural instruments integrating differentiated instruction into various learning modalities and multiple subject areas. The sessions highlight cultures around the world, musical influences, exploration of sound and theory, and musical writing and presentation. Sessions include: 1). Multicultural Introduction to Music 2). Asian and Middle Eastern Music 3). African and Latin Music 4). Group Studio Art and Composition; 5).Group Studio Art and Composition; 6). Group Presentations and Peer Assessment. There will be guided instruction for art making and equal time for writing presentation pieces in response to created instruments, individual and peer assessment, linking each art workshop to literacy, math, science and social studies.. Participants will utilize their prior knowledge, journaling, research and the sharing of best practices to work out ideas, first individually and then in groups, creating compositions designed for a wide scope of learners relevant to their own instructional setting. Participants will receive a course pack of documents outlining pertinent how-to instructions for the arts techniques learned.
*To receive p-credits, participants must RSVP and and pay an additional fee through the ASPDP website. ASPDP Summer 2019 Course Registration begins on June 3rd.