Weekly assignments will be posted in Google Classroom under the "Classwork" tab, organized by weeks and numbered in sequential order. After an assignment is completed, regardless of platform, students must click on the "Mark as done" button (or the assignment will automatically be labeled by Google Classroom as "Missing").
All instrumental music students will be given weekly (or semi-weekly) assignments using the SmartMusic interactive software program, and/or preparing video recordings in Flipgrid.
Student assignments (and assessments) will be performance-based, and may include the following items:
Rhythm exercises/clapping and counting
Solo excerpts from ensemble repertoire
All JAMS Instrumental Music students will receive a free SmartMusic account to use at school AND at home. (Internet service is required as well as the Google Chrome browser.) To start using SmartMusic, click HERE and use the following steps to login:
Flipgrid is a very user-friendly program that offers a simple video recording process. Videos can either be created directly in the Flipgrid application itself, or students can upload videos created from another device or platform.