Mapping out the Timeline:

LESSON #
LESSON TITLE
Main Components
1
THE HOOK
? Big Question: "How do People Learn to Make Music?"
VHI Behind the Scenes/Musician Interviews
2
GROUP SKILLS
(in the LAB)
Review/ Create Expectations (in the lab)
Friendship Groups sitting together to help START A BLOG
Individuals answer K/W/L questions as first blog entry
3
TECH PLAYGROUND
Explore/Discover/Problem Solve (in friendship groups)
Set Expectations for Use
Find audio/video of song to post on blogs/group project page?
4
TECH PLAYGROUND
Continued in stations
Share/Discuss/Demo Learning
5
JAM/ ROUNDTABLE
Listen to parts of songs
Getting started: jamming/ listening/ pulling out the riffs
Strategize possible techniques to learn, Share K/W/L
Develop Criteria for Assessments
Choices for Exhibitions (to discuss at tech-free site?)
6
STATIONS – Day 1
Stations = Computer, Listening, Tech Free, Recording Studio
Recording: Audio w/ Zoom recorder - listen/evaluate
7
STATIONS – Day 2
Always visit 2 stations, rotating halfway through the class
Recording: Audio w/ Zoom recorder - listen/evaluate
8
COMPUTER LAB
Friendship Groups: Discuss and plan exhibition
Listen to song/Research/Strategize
Update Blog entries
9
STATIONS – Day 3
Go to a station w/ Friendship groups & rotate halfway
Recording: with Video Camera - clips
10
STATIONS – Day 4
Go to a station w/ Friendship groups & rotate halfway t
Recording: with Video Camera - clips
11
JAM/ ROUNDTABLE
Show & Tell Learning/Play
Class Discussion/Troubleshooting
12
STATIONS – Day 5
Go to a station w/ Friendship groups & rotate halfway
Recording: Choice of Audio or Video - for exhibition/blog
13
STATIONS – Day 6
Go to a station w/ Friendship groups & rotate halfway
Recording: Choice of Audio or Video - for exhibition/blog
14
COMPUTER LAB
Update blogs/ write reflections
Upload pics/recordings/videos
Prepare Exhibition
15
EXHIBITION
Groups Play for Each Other(?)
Display Blogs, discuss process
More class periods needed for production/publication or other types of exhibitions?











An example of a video tutorial from Guitar Master Class.net: Erik Mongrain Style by Ramiro Delforte (Contributors to this site include LESSON PLANS and guitar charts along with backing tracks to practice along with a variety of guitar styles and techniques... very exciting stuff!)

Other Resources:

Internet

Some student recordings posted on the NUMU site:




Link to Introductory Video of all the benefits of using NUMU: The Future of Music
"How to Get the Most from the Web in Music Learning"


Virtual field trips via polycom:

Print Resources for Student Use: