Demystifying teaching Music Technology
Suitable for Key Stages 1 - 5
In this workshop, delegates will be offered simple ideas on how to begin to introducing music technology based learning opportunities into primary and secondary schools. Simple and affordable equipment will be presented as well as sign posting to a range of effective iPad music apps and a range of free browser based music applications for computers.
Also, there will be the opportunity to discuss and share good practise of using Music Technology in the classroom and offer ideas of support needed to enhance music technology provision.
Bradley Smith is Lead for Music Technology at Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service. Having taught and coordinated music at several mainstream primary schools in the past, he has also taught year 6 at a pupil referral unit. He has a degree in Music Technology and Innovation from De Montfort University and specialises in Turntablism and Software based music production. Before teacher training, Bradley worked for two years teaching peripatetic Turntablism and Music Production to pupils ranging from KS1 to KS4 spanning across SEN, G&T and mainstream.