Classroom uses of SongSmithPresentation Transcript
Classroom uses of Songsmith
This teacher used Worldwide Telescope to find imagesof the solar system; he wrote a song about space; andhe made his own movie using Movie Maker.
These learners from Berea West Primary in Durban made anAutoCollage of polygons and then wrote songs in groups about theproperties of these shapes, and sang these using Songsmith.
http://technoboffins.wordpress.com/They used SongSmith for a fun literacy lesson just before theDecember holidays. Their Grade 3 Technoboffins (from ElkanahHouse) recorded some original Christmas songs. Theywrote, rehearsed and recorded these songs all on theirown. Click on the links to listen to their creations:http://yourlisten.com/channel/content/113346/Christmas_Time?rn=vr5tna4di800http://yourlisten.com/channel/content/113350/Yo_Yo_Santa?rn=94di265b6hvk
There are many ways to use SongSmith• Maths songs• Language songs• Create songs from own lyrics• Tables songs• Use songs as ways of remembering facts• For music lessons to show how chors are put together
• Irregular French verbs• Music teacher Frank Machos from the High School of the Future (Philadelphia, PA) is using Microsoft Songsmith in his Digital Music class to teach the fundamentals of music theory while inspiring students to write their own music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNPAWCRnTg0
• to bring to life speaking practice such as dialogues, verb drills, spelling revision, poems and songs and to improve pronunciation in the second language classroom• It could also be used to create podcasts, jingles for radio shows or to advertise an imaginary product. THE LIST IS ENDLESS