Program Description: Integrating 21st century Technology and Music Creation
Classical guitarist, music educator, and Musical Wires founder, Tom Noren has been inspiring students and audiences for over 25 years. As a dynamic educator, he engages and empowers students by harnessing their creativity and fostering their expression through innovative technologies.
Engage in STEAM with Tom Noren – Technology and Art working as one. Hands-on student centered activities. Stimulating and thought provoking Experiences. Integrate STEAM and 21st century learning with arts, creativity and ingenuity into any school activity, subject or curriculum.
3rd-8th Grade – ELA and Music Compose a theme for characters in a book. The musical elements of the composition (pitch, beat, orchestration) would support the personal traits and actions of the chosen characters. Create a circuit with MaKey MaKey and learn about conductivity in the process.
3rd-8th Grade – Science and Music Compose music for celestial bodies in our solar system. The music would reflect the physical characteristics of a planet/moon/sun. Create a circuit with MaKey MaKey and learn about conductivity in the process.
3rd-8th Grade – Social Studies and ELA Compose music for historical events. Create a circuit with MaKey MaKey and learn about conductivity in the process.
Conquistadores, Roaring Twenties, Civil War, Second World War, Lewis and Clark Expedition
4th-8th Grade- Science and Music
- “Newton’s Law of Motion” –Create music/sound effects to reinforce understanding of a historical fiction account of how Newton observed everyday occurrences and how he distilled them to his laws of motion.
- Create music/sound effects to reinforce understanding of a historical fiction account of Edison inventing the light bulb or Alexander Graham Bell inventing the phone.
Find examples of Tom Noren’s iPad Radio Program lesson here