How Do STEM Strategies Fit into the Elementary Music Classroom? #MakerEducation
Interesting post on how STEM can be integrated into Music class at the elementary school level from OUPblog.
Twenty-four kindergartners line up at the edge of the safe line. They are peasants in the “village.” The king or queen stands across the room at the “castle” guarded by two sentries at the drawbridge. Between them is the “King’s Land.” This particular king or queen is not very nice and takes too much of the peasant’s produce and money for the royal taxes. The villagers (peasants) start walking and prancing towards the castle. They believe no one is at home and start trespassing while making fun of the royalty that own the land. They thumb their nose at the castle, make donkey ears, and do other provocative antics while singing.
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Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.