This page is for elementary educators in Sint Maarten.
Our workshop padlet can be found at https://padlet.com/aburns13/MECYS. You can ask questions, post resources, and more throughout the workshop.
- Katie Wardrobe's excellent resources for GarageBand in the Music Classroom. After using these resources, join her community (paid subscription) to have access to more lessons, ideas, webinars, tutorials, and a community of music educators.
- Soundtrap (free version)
- Incredibox ($3.99)
- SoundForest (free)
- ThumbJam ($8.99)
- WavePad Audio Editor
GarageBand - To use for creating podcasts
GoNoodle - Movement Vidos for brain breaks
Reflex (subscription) - math
Vocabulary city (subscription)- spelling and vocabulary
Book creator ($4.99) - writing and creating
Explain Everything (Whiteboard $9.99)- flipping the classroom
Shadow puppet (free) - creativity
ChatterPix Kids (free) - creativity
Kahoot! (free) - assessment
Plickers (free) - assessment
Pic Collage (free) - creative
Bugs & Buttons ($2.99) -
Montessori 100 Board (free and $4.99) - math
Letter School ($6.99) - letters
Monkey WordSchool Adventure ($1.99) - reading
ABCya Word Bingo ($2.99) - reading
Kodable (free) - coding
Team Shake (PE) (.99) - creating teams
Set Up Garageband for a Podcast
To begin a vocal track, launch GarageBand. Click the + button on the top right-hand side.
Make sure you are in the "Tracks" tab.
Swipe through until you find "Audio Recorder."
Now press the + button on the right-hand side, click on "8 bars", turn on "Automatic", and click back into the track view screen.
You are ready to record. Turn the blues metronome off and click on the red record button.