Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High
Audacity® is a free, open source audio software for recording and editing sounds.
Access: Audacity is available for teachers to install through the Microsoft InTune Portal in the Edge web browser.
Knowledge Constructor. 3c - Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
Creative Communicator. 6a - Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
Creative Communicator. 6b - Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
Creative Communicator. 6c - Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
Ideas for Use
From Tip of the Iceberg by Kerilee Beasley (visit her blog post for live links to examples):
Make an audio/radio advertisement
Promote language learning
Promote reading development
Create sound stories
Record sound for PowerPoint slides
Record compositions or singing to share with parents
Record soundtracks for animations