Just Add Beats school programs are aligned with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) learning objectives.
For CTE campuses seeking an in-school program, Just Add Beats is a 12-visit program aligned with 130.91 and 130.92 Digital Audio Technology, which can also be paired with a 130.307 Digital Media course. This product-driven path emphasizes career-readiness in the field of audio and producing portfolio-worthy audio works.
For high schools seeking an afterschool program, Just Add Beats residencies are aligned with 126.41-126.45 Digital Design, Media Production and Digital Communication courses that investigate Sound Design for film, video games, animation, and other multimedia art forms. This process-driven path emphasizes design thinking with audio and integrating the arts of music and storytelling with STEM subjects, especially Engineering Design and Presentation, for a unique STEAM learning experience.
For middle schools seeking an in-school or afterschool program, Just Add Beats residencies are aligned with 126.14 – 126.16 Technology Applications Grades 6-8. Residencies can be long-term (12+visits) or short-term (6 visits). This process-driven path emphasizes design thinking with audio and integrating the arts of music and storytelling with audio technology for a unique STEAM learning experience.
For elementary schools seeking a STEAM learning experience with audio, Just Add Beats offers the Record a Song with Andyroo and the Andyrooniverse artist visit(s). Join Andyroo on a musical journey to discover and learn about Melody, Harmony, Rhythm, Timbre, Structure, and Dynamics. Using storytelling and music making, this program gives children an introduction to the world of songwriting, audio recording, and encourages teamwork, listening, and motor skills.
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The Just Add Beats after school program is currently in session at Fifth Ward Enrichment Program in partnership with Histrionix Learning Company.