Weeks 15 /16 – Making headway!

Often times I think when you are starting something new, it can feel like it is just taking way too long to see the results or final product of what you began in the first place. I have certainly felt this at times over these past months. However, the learning process requires time and it requires patience. It must be nurtured, not rushed. The reward at the end is great, and this week I see just how close we are to seeing some of those finished products. Particularly, the grade 8 students at Hepburn are nearing completion of their claymation…

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Week 14 – Where can you find music?

Last week I finally managed to figure out how to change Propellerhead Reason files over to MP3’s.  It may sound simple, but in this case it is a multi-step process.  Here is a clip of the Hepburn Grade 1’s & 2’s Rainstorm.  The students recorded this song one track at a time and with some copying and pasting; voila, here is the final product.  Enjoy! As winter settles in, you mind be thinking about the long days ahead being stuck indoors.  Well take a look at this clip below.  What does it tell you about music?  Does it spark any…

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