After School Special, an immensely talented band comprised of Athenian faculty and community members, performed at the Dase Center’s outdoor amphitheater during lunch today. Here’s a snippet of their last song, Kids by MGMT.
The 6th grade spent the day learning about the world of possibilities available to them through technology. Exploring the emotional power of music, students tinkered around on Garage Band to generate pieces that elicit specific emotions. Continuing to exercise their creative muscle (and their digital dexterity), students created colorful masterpieces using Flockdraw, an online drawing tool. They also spent a rotation following a digital scavenger hunt that led them on a journey through the dos and don’ts of plagiarism.