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June 10, 2019

It would seem commonsense to make materials about persuasive writing easy to find for HSC students. Intriguingly however, they are actually not easily come by. Even guides for writing at a university level are either difficult to find or cost money. Perhaps this is bec...

May 18, 2019

It has been over a week since I have made any resources for this UOW, however, I now have a model for creating melodic dictations. Essentially these are going to start from a rudimentary basis and build in difficulty. The intention was originally to take pre-existing e...

May 4, 2019

At this point, the sight singing/melodic dictation slides have been consolidated. I have also figured out how to add an absolute cracker of a feature to the website which has consumed the best part of today - embedding Musescore! This is an awesome feature because it m...

May 2, 2019

Following our most recent Senior Secondary Lecture with Jim Coyle, it is apparent that my Sight Singing slides will need adjustment, specifically the slides that deal with key signatures - these are currently overloaded. Sight singing in the HSC will Involve the follow...

April 28, 2019

The inspiration for this resource is based in the idea of leaving no stone unturned. I want students to feel absolutely prepared for their sight singing exam. Knowing one's key signatures is integral to accomplishing the sight singing component with confidence. 

As a st...

April 27, 2019

I have made this interval recognition resource as a Google Slide also. It seems to me to be one of the clearest mediums to convey visual and aural information. My approach with interval recognition is to start with well-known tunes that feature particular intervals, fo...

April 26, 2019

I have decided to split my sight singing resources into multiple presentations - exam information, key signature identification, scale singing, interval training and practise sight singing examples. This should cover the main components involved with sight singing. Aga...

April 25, 2019

I have begun creating a resource to help students with their sight singing exam. Again I have made this in Google slides to allow for easy editing on the go, even on mobile devices.

I can scarcely contain my excitement at this terrific discovery - Wix allows the em...

April 24, 2019

Having chosen my focus repertoire - Judy Bailey's So Many Rivers, I can now start building resources. This initial resource will be in the form of a set of notation revision slides which highlight important compositional attributes. Some students will know a lot of the...

April 22, 2019

Here are my initial thoughts on thirty-eight resources that could be built for use in the Mandatory Topic for Music 2 HSC. Some of these may be redundant or outside my time scope, however, many of these will be workable:

  1. Fundamental notation revision (rhythms, keys,...

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