Music Room Tech - Technology projects for the music classroom

Scratch Coding for the Music Room

10 virtual music instrument projects
for middle primary-lower secondary
Appropriate for grades 4+
with Cheryl Burgemeister

(creator of The Interactive Music Room & Digital Portfolios )

Scratch Coding

Ever thought - Gee - I'd like to grab my students' interest by using exciting new technologies in my music class - but never really knew how?
Let Cheryl Burgemeister show you loads of easy and exciting ways to do it.



Use this 8 - 10 week unit of work to teach your students to code their own virtual music instruments using Scratch, an online/offline, computer based, coding program used to teach the basics of coding.
More at www.scratch.mit.edu

Here's an easy way to introduce it - Scratch Coding for the Music Room makes it easy with step by step tutorials, videos, audio and image files, notes, charts, proformas and outcomes checklists.

Coding has become a skill which all students need to learn in the primary school years. It provides opportunities for cross-curricular learning in mathematics, the sciences and the arts.

Check out this TED talk:


You will find all the information you need about this talk (including transcript and subtitles) on the TED Website

Scratch is an online, computer based, coding program used to teach the basics of coding games and apps.

Also available ...
for the Music Room: Makey Makey Edition
Combine your Scratch project with the Makey Makey invention kit and turn any conductible object into an instrument. Appropriate for grades 4+.
More information here



What's the difference between the Scratch Coding titles?

Which one is right for me?
(infographic)



(Also available ... Scratch Coding for the Music Room: Makey Makey Edition)




What's the difference between the Scratch Coding titles?

Which one is right for me?
(infographic)



Format: USB drive housed in a DVD case
Contents: video demonstration & screencasts, audio & image files, notes, charts, proformas, outcomes checklists
Purchase here

Format: Immediate Download as zip file
(save on postage - and usually price is $10 less)
Contents: video demonstration & screencasts (links), audio & image files, notes, charts, proformas, outcomes checklists
Purchase and download here

WORKSHOPS and PD

Cheryl is always presenting workshops around Australia (and around the world).
You will find an up to date list of her workshops and PD sessions here.