Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Sounds of Intent Launch: The SAGE Gateshead

Sounds of Intent Launch
Monday 15th October
Hall Two, The Sage Gateshead, 10.30am – 4.30pm

Sounds of Intent is a new, freely available, easy-to-use software package that enables teachers, teaching assistants, therapists and parents, who work with or care for those with PMLD, SLD or MLD who may be on the autism spectrum, to:

- assess children and young people's level of musical development

- record and monitor attainment and progress

- download musical materials and ideas for activities

- share thinking on a forum

This informative launch event is a great opportunity to learn more about the framework, and to meet other practitioners and music leaders from the region. Visit the Sounds of Intent website for more details about the framework itself, and about the research project that has led to it's development.

The event will be of particular interest to music leaders interested in working with children with special education needs (SEN), staff in schools, and SEN specialists.

Order of event

10:30am - Registration and refreshments

11:00am - Welcome and Introduction (Professors Graham Welch and Adam Ockelford)

11:30am Demonstration of Sound of Intent software (Dr Evangelos Himonides)

12:00pm - User perspectives

1:00pm - Sandwich Lunch

1:45pm - Hands on session (bring your own wireless-enabled phone, iPad, computer, etc.)

2:45pm The Sage Gateshead practical workshops
                a. Community Music Sparks
                b. Singing

3:30pm The Sage Gateshead practical workshops
                a. Community Music Sparks
                b. Singing

4:10pm - Feedback

4:30pm - Close

Tickets: £12 (inc VAT

For more information about the Accessible Learning programme here at The Sage Gateshead, click the image above to visit our website.
Sounds of Intent is a joint initiative of the University of Roehampton and the Institute of Education, University of London - Supported by SEMPRE, the Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research.
The Sage Gateshead (North Music Trust)
St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2JR
NMT is registered in England as a company limited by guarantee, number 4044936 and as a charity, number 1087445
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