• 21st Century Music
  • Podcasting: Content & Themes

    As part of middle school electives I am currently running a course on podcasting. Beyond the technical proficiency required, the most important part of podcasting would be content. Generating topic, ideas, and themes is essential. We spent the last few periods running through the gamut of brainstorming activities to think of what is important to not just the audience, but […]

  • 21st Century Music
  • K-pop Listening Lesson

    K-pop (abbreviation of Korean popular music or Korean pop; (케이팝) is a music genre originating in South Korea, characterized by a wide variety of audio-visual elements. Although it includes all genres of “popular music” within South Korea, the term is often used in a narrower sense to describe a modern form of South Korean pop music drawing inspiration from a range of styles and […]

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  • Google Expeditions

    Google brought the world into our school as part of the Google Expedition AR program. Each class took an augmented reality field trip to an exotic location like the International Space Station, or Ancient Rome. Students were able to learn and interact as they physically walked around experiencing these locations in augmented reality (AR). An amazing […]

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  • Lesson Lab: Arts & Tech Swap & Share

    *ARTS & TECHNOLOGY: A LESSON PLAN SWAP & SHARE* In the modern classroom, tech and 21st-century learning skills are more than just trends. On Thursday, Feb 1st, come swap and share your favorite tech-based arts lesson plans while you connect, collaborate, and learn with peers. First, discipline-specific breakout groups will learn stop-motion animation using iPads, creating digital music online, and […]