GarageBand for iPad has been in music classrooms for almost a decade. It’s intuitive user interface was revolutionary and it has provided thousands of students with wonderful musical experiences. However, there’s even more power lurking beneath the surface of this app. We provide all of the resources you need to structure a Gig Based Approach to mastering GarageBand for iPad. Participants will go deeper into GarageBand by accepting a ‘gig’ to create a fully realised piece of music through a series of scaffolded composition experiences. We’ll cover all of the hidden gems that are often overlooked and equip you to help your students to master GarageBand for iPad as they create great sounding musical compositions. Course participants will also have ongoing access to a suite of GarageBand for iPad digital instructional materials that can be provided to students upon returning to your classrooms.
For music teachers and music tutors
1.2.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Understand how students learn: Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn.
2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area: Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
3.2.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and Implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Plan, structure and sequence learning programs: Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning.
6.3.2 Proficient Level - Engage in Professional Learning - Engage with colleagues and improve practice: Contribute to collegial discussions and apply constructive feedback from colleagues to improve professional knowledge and practice.
Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you
This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.
Introduction to Brad and Pete and Music Education Philosophy
Get into the Groove
Advanced features for creating drum grooves in GarageBand for iPad
The Bass Line Baseline
Advanced features for creating bass lines in GarageBand for iPad
Harmony and Melody
Advanced features for creating harmony and melody parts in GarageBand for iPad
Building your composition
Advanced features for building your composition in GarageBand for iPad
Presentation of Learning
Present your GarageBand composition