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Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music presents a world of discovery where learning music is seriously fun.
Who is Quaver. Music. com? Founded by people who share a common passion and talent for music and a vision for helping children learn to love music. Quaver. Music. com includes a cast of over 480 actors and musicians, a production crew of 75, and an on-going staff of 50 programmers, animators, marketing staff and consultants. Our Team Our Cast Our Crew
Four years in development, Quaver’s World, a Nashville Based, LLC, offers a $10, 000 investment in music educational technology.
The Quaver Advisory Council comprises of teachers who helped us develop and approve the content in Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music. MARK CLARK - St. Louis, MO ATHY SMITH - Dallas, TX Lyon @ Blow Academy of Basic Instruction K-8 Dallas Christian Home Educators/Board of School Directors/Scholastic Co-operative Team JENN PERRY - Port Charlotte, FL www. dazeofadventure. com MEGAN DUNHAM - Maplewood, MO www. halfpinthouse. com FREDDA BURTON - Cleveland, TN Oak Grove Elementary Dr. JOHANNA J. SIEBERT – Webster, NY Webster Central Schools BEVERLY WHITTINGTON - St. Louis, MO Ames Visual & Performing Arts Elem School CAROL A. FROEHLICH - Pittsburgh, PA Howe & Hoover Elementary TAMMY THIELE - Van Buren, AR City Heights Elementary MARTHA KLEIN - San Antonio. TX Retired District Elementary Music Coordinator LYN KOCH - Pittsburgh, PA Markham and Foster Elem. Schools EMILY WILLIAMS - Savannah, GA Bartlett Middle School HEATHER SOLSBERY - Liberty Hill, TX www. sbees. blogspot. com SUE GALLAHER - Chandler, AZ www. thehomeschoolchick. com JULIE BECKMAN - Torrance , CA Educational Consultant MELANIE BAKER - Phoenix, AZ Chaparral Elementary SAMI CONE - Nashville, TN www. samicone. com DONNA BARRICK - Lyman, SC Lyman Elementary School CDr. LINDA THOMPSON - Cleveland, TN Lee University LISA RAYNER - Columbia, SC Pontiac Elementary School SHARI GERTH - Franklin, TN Battle Ground Academy Lower School JIM MESKE - Chicago, IL West dale School JON OLIVER - Corbin, KY Hunter Hills Elementary
What is the Quaver Program? Four Components 1 30 Episodes High Energy, High Production 30 Episodes Value Videos • 15 DVDs with 2, 14 -minute episodes Captivate students and create a • 377 Music Tracks passionate love for learning music! 3 2 30 Teacher Guides Accompanies Every Episode 30 Teacher Guides Tons of extra activities, • 9 -Part Teacher assessments and other ideas for Guides your classroom! • 100+ Reproducibles Online Quaver Classrooms Kid’s Website 30 Online Quaver Classrooms • Teacher Access Technology Based Web-Based Kid’s. Student Website Activities • Episode-specific Quizzes. Resources Infuse technology into the • 80+ Interactive White Board Activities Promoting • Create Original creativity, Music innovation & teaching process and support collaboration • Games & Creatives • Explore Music in a virtual Styles & world, Genres while digital-age • 377 Music Tracks learning! • Play students Musical Games learn music! • Musical Scores • Teacher Toolbox 4
Episodes DVD 1 2 3 UNIT 1 MUSIC THEORY 4 5 6 7 8 TOPIC Beat Meter Tempo Rhythm Duration Pitch Middle C & the Grand Staff The Musical Alphabet Lines & Spaces Notes & Rests Writing Rhythms Writing a Song Dynamics Articulation & Tempo Chords & Harmony Form
DVD UNIT 2 INSTRUMENTS & ENSEMBLES 9 10 11 TOPIC The Woodwind Family The Brass Family The Percussion Family Guitars & Fretted Instruments The Keyboard Family Vocals
DVD UNIT 3 COMPOSERS & MUSIC HISTORY 12 13 TOPIC The Baroque Period The Classical Period The Romantic Period The Impressionist Period DVD UNIT 4 MUSIC STYLES 14 15 TOPIC Blues Rock Reggae Country
Teacher Guide Music Standards in Lesson 1. Overview National Standards addressed in the lesson Statement Introduction to the content of the lesson Lesson Objectives Introduction to the content of the. Intro lesson 2. Lesson Key Scenes The five main teaching points from each episode 2. Lesson Intro An icebreaker that prepares Vocabulary Musical terms introduced students for the topic in the lesson
3. Play Episode 4. Class Activities 3. 5. Play Web. Episode Activities Discussion points are included to apply after 6. Homework viewing the episode. 5. Web Activities Introduces creative activities and games found on Quaver. Music. com Kid's Website. 4. Class Activity A variety of experiences to reinforce and elaborate on episode content. 6. Homework Reinforces and deepens understanding of the lesson topics
7. Assessment 8. Cross-Curriculum Activities 9. Digging Deeper 7. Assessment Activities to evaluate students’ understanding and application of the lesson. 9. Digging Deeper Includes advanced topics to take the learning further than the episode 8. Cross-Curriculum Activities Connects episode content with Art, Language Arts, Math, History, Science, and Social Studies.
Online Quaver Classrooms Teacher-Only Resources Tied to Each Episode Worksheets IWB Activities Quaver Quiz Musical Tracks Teacher Toolbox Musical Scores Games & Creatives
Kid’s Website Learn Music Through Technology Scores of Activities! Create Original Music! Explore Music Styles & Genres! Play Minigames! Experiment with Sound Waves! Visit Music Eras! Student Specific Log-in for use at School or Home!
Why Quaver. Music. com? FEATURE BENEFIT TO YOU Web-Based No installations, no stress on your IT department, real-time updates, quick access to new features Cross-curricular, integrated Supports technology initiatives, encourages creativity, innovation, collaboration and communication; builds skills in other subject areas Myriad of Non-graded resources Usable across all grade levels; allows teachers great flexibility in how they implement Meets National Standards for Arts Education Ensures teachers have appropriate resources that supplement their teaching Prepares students for band choir Builds enthusiasm and will drive participation in band choir. Engages students, energizes teachers EXCITING material that brings new life to the music classroom!
Quaver creates a uniquely entertaining world, filled with challenge, interaction, fun, learning and lots of music!
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