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Using Garage Band in the Academic Classroom

 

Innovative Lessons Incorporating Garage Band

"Beatnik Cafe" Lesson

"Biography Rap" Lesson (adapt to famous person?)

"Rapping Against Tobacco" Lesson (persuasive writing)        Listen to mp3(will not work in school; is in StaffDocs)

"Ancient Egyptian Rap" Lesson                                   Listen to mp3(will not work in school; is in StaffDocs)

"Math Jingles" Lesson                                                Listen to mp3(will not work in school; is in StaffDocs)

"School Song" Lesson (adapt to Cluster Song?)

 

Lessons Which Use Garage Band as a Soundtrack for Another Project

"In the Mood" Lesson                                              Watch the movie

"American Experience" Lesson & Movie

"Children's Book" Lesson                                                

"Life Through Time" Lesson

"State Report" Lesson                                            Watch the movie

 

More Lesson Plans:

Apple's Garage Band Lesson Plan Site

 

To Publish Your Song or Your Students' Songs:

MacJams.com (you MUST check this out!!!)

 

Tutorials & Support:

Atomic Learning: Scroll down for Garage Band

The Garage Door

Apple's Garage Band Support

Garage Band Forum: Help for GarageBand 2

 

 

B. Myers-Letson Rev. 2/2006