Learning Doesn’t Feel Like Learning With Beamz!
Beamz Classroom interactive music system will transform any education or rehabilitation setting into a model 21st Century learning environment where learning and skill building takes place through music. Beamz is Universally Designed so it is accessible to students of all learning and physical abilities—it is switch accessible too! Beamz versatility in its application context is unmatched—work on cognition, processing, sequencing, cause and effect, fine and gross motor skills, memory, math and science concepts, music therapy, music education, collaboration and so much more… Or, you can simply use it’s “cool factor” to engage students and reward productivity.
The Beamz provides the following educational benefits and attributes:
It is intriguing to students and tends to command the complete attention of everyone, in any room, immediately.
There is no “learning” to play Beamz and yet there are infinite levels of growth attainable.
The system is 100% inclusive: it is impossible to get anything wrong, make a mistake, or “fail,” students of every cognitive and physical ability can actively participate.
The Beamz works as an excellent incentive or “reward” tool for students.
It’s highly interactive. While it can be played alone, the system naturally “invites” others to join in—up to twelve students can play at once!
The Beamz interfaces easily with interactive whiteboards, classroom PCs and projectors.
The Beamz can help students take on class-leadership roles and learn collaboration (i.e. one person “leads” with the Beamz while others play other instruments).
The record feature within Beamz allows you to showcase students work to administrators, therapists and parents through the production of a common .wav file.
Beamz Teacher Materials include a variety of lesson plans that you can use prescriptively or customize to meet specific learning standards and IEP goals. Get your FREE Teacher Materials download at www.thebeamz.com/lessonplans.
Recreational Music Making For Anyone
The Beamz Classroom bundle (model C4-RMM) has been created for everyone to experience the joy and satisfaction of making music. Touching laser beams and making music by playing light is great fun for kids of all ages and capabilities, regardless of experience with traditional music instruments. Beamz is currently used in schools for:
Special Needs – enabling fun and gratifying music making in just moments
Therapy – unique music therapy product that anyone may play
Music Education – easy to use content for music appreciation and fun music making events
Includes Beamz model C4 laser controller, 50 interactive songs plus. BONUS – includes Music Appreciation content DVD with 30 additional Beamz songs and instructional videos
Music Appreciation DVD
The Beamz music appreciation series provides kids and adults that have limited or no musical background with a great introduction to music and music appreciation. The series includes the Beamz Player software and a range of fun and educational songs and video songs that interactively introduce a variety of musical information and experiences. The series can be used on a stand-alone basis with a PC (using a mouse or keyboard) or on a smart board, or with the Beamz interactive laser controller.
Recent TV Spots – Education
July 8, 2010 – NBC 12 News – Phoenix, AZ
Channel 12 – Phoenix, AZ – School Solutions
Kim Covington – Lead Reporter, School Solutions: interview with Jerry Riopelle, Beamz inventor & Diane Ray, Director, Special Education – Phoenix Union High School District
“Beamz Usage in Phoenix Union High School District”
October 2, 2009
Phoenix Union High School District – Phoenix, Arizona
Louis Kiereopoulos, Technology Educator, Special Needs
Phoenix Children’s Hospital – Rachael Lyndon, Teacher
“Beamz Applications & Benefits” – November 2009