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School Beats Academy Steam Curriculum

K-2 Program Description

School Beats STEAM K-2 is a 4 unit, 20 lesson plan project-based curriculum.  The purpose of the School Beats curriculum is to use a student run record label to engage as well as educate in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.  Students will learn the dynamics of each role the staff at an entertainment company occupy ranging from the CEO to the Artistic Director.  The kit includes an instructor’s guide, 10 story posters, 27 WordPlay Cards, 11 original songs, 20 activities, puzzles, and much more.

Every lesson in School Beats STEAM is aligned to Common Core and Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. There are a total of 58 pages of Common Core alignments for K-2 alone. Provided on the right is a listing of standards addressed in a single lesson. Please note that per Common Core structure, standards for K-5 Science and Technical Subjects are integrated into K-5 Reading Standards:

You may also review the K-2 Project Plan (State of Florida Compliant) which provides a slightly more detailed overview of this program.

This Program Utilizes the Following Core Curriculum Standards

These are only a small portion of the core curriculm alignment. Please, contact our staff to gain a full list of the core curriculum alignments for each program or download the project plan for a more detailed overview of the curriculum alignments.

Language Arts


(NGSSS) Science

School Beats being taught at a Manatee County Boys and Girls Club

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To obtain purchasing information or to purchase this package online just click on the photo or visit our store. You may also call us at (904)733-9870 or send us questions you may have by e-mail using the Contact Us form.

Please, contact our office to obtain a copy of the core curriculum alignments and one of our professional and friendly staff will assist you.


3-5 Program Description

School Beats STEAM 3-5 is a 4 unit, 20 lesson plan project-based curriculum.  The purpose of the School Beats curriculum is to use a student run record label to engage as well as educate in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.  Students will learn the dynamics of each role the staff at an entertainment company occupy ranging from the CEO to the Artistic Director.  The kit includes an instructor’s guide, 15 original stories, 32 WordPlay Cards, 11 original songs, cominc books, and much more.

Every lesson in School Beats STEAM is aligned to Common Core and Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. There are a total of 78 pages of Common Core alignments for 3-5 alone. Provided on the right is a listing of standards addressed in a single lesson. Please note that per Common Core structure, standards for K-5 Science and Technical Subjects are integrated into K-5 Reading Standards:

You may also review the 3-5 Project Plan (State of Florida Compliant) which provides a slightly more detailed overview of this program.

This Program Utilizes the Following Core Curriculum Standards

These are only a small portion of the core curriculm alignment. Please, contact our staff to gain a full list of the core curriculum alignments for each program or download the project plan for a more detailed overview of the curriculum alignments.

Language Arts

(NGSSS) Science

Mathematics

(NGSSS) Music

  • Big Idea: Critical Thinking & Reflection | MU.3.C.1.1

Photo of the 3-5 School Beats Material Package
To obtain purchasing information or to purchase this package online just click on the photo or visit our store. You may also call us at (904)733-9870 or send us questions you may have by e-mail using the Contact Us form.

Please, contact our office to obtain a copy of the core curriculum alignments and one of our professional and friendly staff will assist you.


6-8 Program Description

School Beats STEAM 6-8 is a 4 unit, 20 lesson plan project-based curriculum. The purpose of the School Beats curriculum is to use a student run record label to engage as well as educate students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Students will actively run their own entertainment company by taking on the responsibilities and job functions of each position from CEO to Audio Engineer. Students will learn to produce, compose, record, and market their music. The kit includes an instructor’s guide; 20 student workbooks; ProTools software complete with M-Audio ProTools Interface; a MIDI keyboard; 2 studio monitors; a microphone complete with stand; headphones, and so much more.


Every lesson in School Beats STEAM is aligned to Common Core Standards as well as Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. There are a total of 87 pages of Common Core alignments for 6-8 alone. Provided on the right is a listing of a few standards addressed in a single lesson:

You may also review the 6-8 Project Plan (State of Florida Compliant) which provides a slightly more detailed overview of this program.

This Program Utilizes the Following Core Curriculum Standards

These are only a small portion of the core curriculm alignment. Please, contact our staff to gain a full list of the core curriculum alignments for each program or download the project plan for a more detailed overview of the curriculum alignments.

Language Arts

(NGSSS) Science

Mathematics

(NGSSS) Music

Photo of the 6-8 School Beats Material Package
To obtain purchasing information or to purchase this package online just click on the photo or visit our store. You may also call us at (904)733-9870 or send us questions you may have by e-mail using the Contact Us form.

Please, contact our office to obtain a copy of the core curriculum alignments and one of our professional and friendly staff will assist you.


9-12 Program Description

School Beats STEAM 9-12 is a 4 unit, 20 lesson plan project-based curriculum aligned to Common Core Standards. The purpose of the School Beats curriculum is to use a student run record label to engage as well as educate students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. The curriculum intentionally integrates popular culture with Linguistics, Acoustics, Cymatics, Kinesiology, Statistics, Algebra, Accounting, and Physics. Students will have access to industry standard audio engineering equipment and software with which to produce, develop, and record their own original music. The School Beats Studio Work Station includes ProTools equipped with interface, MIDI Controller, Microphone, Studio Monitors, Headphones, and much more.


Every lesson in School Beats STEAM is aligned to Common Core Standards. There are a total of 32 pages of Common Core alignments for 9-12 alone. Provided on the right is a listing of a few standards addressed in a single lesson:

You may also review the 9-12 Project Plan (State of Florida Compliant) which provides a slightly more detailed overview of this program.

This Program Utilizes the Following Core Curriculum Standards

These are only a small portion of the core curriculm alignment. Please, contact our staff to gain a full list of the core curriculum alignments for each program or download the project plan for a more detailed overview of the curriculum alignments.

Language Arts

Mathematics

Photo of the 9-12 School Beats Material Package

To obtain purchasing information or to purchase this package online just click on the photo or visit our store. You may also call us at (904)733-9870 or send us questions you may have by e-mail using the Contact Us form.

Please, contact our office to obtain a copy of the core curriculum alignments and one of our professional and friendly staff will assist you.