Think in sounds!
An art passionate who cultivates his way of listening to and understanding music, an art passionate thirsty of knowledge, an audience who can perceive music at a high level of generalization, a listener aware that authentic art is inconceivable without an elevation of thought, a listener with a cultural sensitivity- this is an ideal to aspire to and the educational effort of our society.
Music is a way of living.We should preserve our national values, traditional music, and last but not least show interest in true music round the world and its evolution.Comercial music is a way to narrow the minds of nowadays teenagers and that's why we want to show the others that we can alos find beauty in old music.Developing your culture and general knowledge from an early age, will help you find your own way through society more easily.
• Essential question or problem that this project addresses
Is nowadays generation interested in valuable and old music?
Do they manage to transmit forward their customs and traditional music?
Are music teachers concerned to raise up the teenagers preferences in listening to real music ,not only to comercial one?
Can we think of some ways to improve the culture among teenagers?
• Curriculum standards
Students will understand music and sounds in relation to culture and history, trying to describe, analyze and put in the right order the conclusions.
They will show the link between music and other arts by personal reviews and observations.
They will try to find musicality in everyday life and illustrate that thinking in sounds can contribute to the intellect development.
Narratives will include introduction, supporting details in the body, and conclusions.Language will be used in natural and the narratives will explore experiences, events the members saw, felt or took part in.
They will write responses, arguments, advices and analysis in their own words, marking the most significant ideas and aspects of the topic.
• Expected outcomes
Creating an awareness about the value of music and stopping the decay of teenagers culture.
The project will develop skills of recognizing each style of musicians and bands.
The student-members will be required to organize the information on the topic by interpreting the findings from investigations, surveys and interviews.Powerpoint presentations,videos ,slide shows will be prepared and also all images will be original.
The team will consider their own observations,ideas and experiences during researchings before putting in the right order the conclusions.
They will try to give an example to others through their own experiences stories.They will try to engender intrest in music among children of their age.
• Required resources
The team is suggested to use all kinds of resources such as books, stories, events they took part in, magazines or internet.
The team will use technology/skill tools like scanner, digital camera,video camera,designing in Photoshop, Photoscape and use the ThinkQuest tools to upload their work.
• How will this project help the class, school, community or world?
The project will attempt to raise a consciousness about music value all over the world .Music defines human character.Through this project, we are trying to straighten some wrong customs, and to develop fruitful vision over life by thinking in sounds.
Arts & Entertainment > Music
Jan. 12, 2009 - May. 04, 2009