Audacity and Photo Story in the Classroom

Presenter: Anne Marie Joyce

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Intended Audience: K-12

Name of Presentation: Audacity and PhotoStory in the Classroom

Summary of Presentation: This presentation will be a hands-on session where attendees will be introduced to Audacity and Photo Story Attendees will learn how to use these two free downloads to enhance your teaching and create interesting alternatives to the standard pen and paper projects. These programs can be used separately or together to create digital portfolios.

Grades taught: Music

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Additional resources: This site has directions, tutorials, and examples of PhotoStory projects.

Audacity is a free, easy-to-use and multilingual audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to:
  • Record live audio.
  • Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
  • Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files.
  • Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
  • Change the speed or pitch of a recording.
  • And more! See the complete list of features.