ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Arts Education (6 - 12), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: IPA is Cool![ai pi e ɪz kul]
Description: Students will be introduced to the International Phonetic Alphabet and learn how to apply it to songs in foreign languages. In this particular lesson, they will learn the symbols for vowels used in Italian and apply them to a simple, seventeenth-century Italian art song, "Star Vicino". Students will be evaluated through individual podcasts created and edited using Audacity.
This is a free metronome app that allows musicians to mark time by giving a regular tick sound at a selected rate. It has a variety of metronome sounds. Subdivisions are available in quarter
note, eighth note, sixteenth note, and triplet patterns.