Engage 2014 has ended
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Each Slam Session = 1/2 hour
 9:30 - 10:00 Learning slam session #1
10:10 - 10:40 Learning slam session #2
10:50 - 11:20 Learning slam session #3

12:40 - 1:10 Learning slam session #1
  1:20 - 1:50 Learning slam session #2
  2:00 - 2:30 Learning slam session #3

Anna Foreman

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
Teacher (General)
Laurentian Elementary School
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 an iphone or tablet app called Fourchord (4chord). It is called guitar karaoke but I use it by getting students to sing along and play along to popular songs on the classroom instruments. It's fun as a warm up or a reward at the end of the class but I also use it as motivation to learn song structure, melody, rhythm, beat, harmony, dynamics and all the other elements of music you can imagine.