Little Steven Van Zandt Releases Free Distance Learning Packs for Students in New York City & Beyond

Covid-19 has closed the nation’s schools. Teachers are working tirelessly on remote education, but most aren’t trained for “Distance Learning.” Emotionally, young people aren’t built for social distance. But Music Connects Us, Even When We Must Be Apart. Most know Little Steven Van Zandt as a co-founder and guitarist of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, or Silvio Dante …

Tactile Listening Experiment

Can you literally feel music In this experiment, you can experience the tactile sensations that sound creates through a variety of materials. Bring this experiment to the classroom with the Teachrock.org lesson “Feeling the Vibrations” available here: https://teachrock.org/lesson/feeling-… Music provided by the Dollyrots (http://dollyrots.com/). Check out their new album here: https://geni.us/DaydreamExplosion

Build Your Own Loudspeaker

In this experiment, you can build your own working loudspeaker using household materials (and a few science tools). Bring this experiment to the classroom with the Teachrock.org lesson “Loudspeakers, PA Systems, and the “Wall of Sound” available here: https://teachrock.org/lesson/loudspea… Music provided by the Dollyrots (http://dollyrots.com/). Check out their new album here: https://geni.us/DaydreamExplosion

TeachRock Trace It Back – Engaging Students Through Music

History teacher Ben Wides “traces it back” with a Teachrock.org CNN Soundtracks lesson plan that places Kendrick Lamar at the beginning of an exploration of Civil Rights based social movements from the mid-20th century to Black Lives Matter. The video was filmed at East Side Community High in New York, NY during Wides’ “Rock and Roll and Postwar History” class, …