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Thursday, August 28 • 1:20pm - 1:50pm
Teaching the Elements of Music Using 4Chord

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4Chord is an app for smart phones and tablets that shows the chords and beat, and plays the melody of the most recent pop songs and songs of many other genres.  Learn to engage students in music class by playing it through your Smartboard or a projector and a sound system. You can teach the construction of chords or keep it simple and play just one note of each chord.  Learn to break down a song so that all students can participate. Immediate feedback with app's audio and video recording abilities.


Anna Foreman

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
I teach music to all classes at Laurentian Elementary School and I also teach a grade three math class. I have my degrees and experience in both elementary education and music. I teach music using stations of xylophones, drums and keyboards. One tool I use to engage students is... Read More →

Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm EDT

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