Holy Cross Primary School (Glenwood Western Sydney, Australia)

  • Instructor: Phil Rooke
  • Class Title(s): Year 6
  • Grades Levels Included: Year 6, Elementary School
  • School Profile:  Catholic Elementary School in Diocese of Parramatta Western Sydney Australia

  • Structure of NTM Class: Ableton Live & Push used in our studio - developing music technology projects in a PBL learning environment.
  • History: Contact with Ableton in Berlin and support from Ableton through their Push rollout program

  • Software Used: Ableton Live
  • Hardware Used: Ableton Push and Macbook Pro

  • Describe Class Activities: Develop projects in PBL - e.g. Term 3 write a 30 second Radio advertisement - link to other learning areas such as literacy and numeracy. 
  • Success Stories from NTM Activities: Recent Live performance at Grandparents Day 
  • Advice to Others Starting NTM Project: Use whatever resources you can get your hands on. Talk to other teachers in your school in other learning areas to see how you might collaborate and integrate with other learning areas.
  • Data: Total enrolment = about 420. year 6 are 2 classes of 30 so - about 30% in Ableton classroom. However, music mechnology is used across all year levels with iPads, Garageband etc

  • Date Submitted: August 2017
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