Literacy, Music & Technology Connection, w/CD-ROM by ProQuest

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                                            consider their contribution to the            “Assemble” aids in defining musical
              Books                         character of the piece. Considering        style. Students choose a tempo and
                                            instrumentation, text, tempo and vocal     select and place loops onto tracks with
Literacy, Music & Technology                techniques, the students learn to dis-     loop-based software.
Connection, w/CD-ROM, by Zig                cern musical style. Finally, they brain-      In “Produce,” students organize the
Wajler. Alfred Publishing Company,          storm to create                                                     loops into sec-
2009. www.alfred.com; (818) 892-            lyrics for their                                                    tions (introduc-
2452; 94 pp. $24.95.                        own song. They                                                      tion, verse,
   Wajler’s Literacy, Music & Technology    begin with an                                                       chorus) in
Connection succeeds not only in com-        idea, a single                                                      preparation for
bining technology and arts in the class-    word or phrase,                                                     voice recording.
room, but also in generating                and develop that                                                    The performers
motivation and self-esteem with social      into several relat-                                                 record the vocal
skills and cooperative learning.            ed words and                                                        parts on new
   “Think, Plan, Assemble, and              shape them into                                                     tracks while
Produce” (T.P.A.P.) lesson plans form       lyrics.                                
								
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