Teacher Review For Pluto Learns Piano HD

Great for all levels of learning.

Kelly T.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
My Subjects Arts
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 4
Support 4
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Knowledge gain
Small group
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I have used Pluto Piano in a variety of ways. I have used it as part of a Music Centers Day. I have used it with my younger students when teaching melody movement (up, down, stay the same). I have used it for simple melody recognition. I have found that some of my younger students are not familiar with some of the childhood songs that I grew up on, they think that every song is Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and that is simply not the case. For my older students they associate the sound of a pitch to the letter name as well as seeing the pitch on a line or space.
My Take
I like Pluto Piano. It has a pleasing graphics for students. I like the variety of songs they use within the application. I like that it is not one of those applications where you have to sit with the students to make sure they are understanding. It is pretty self explanatory for the students to use and navigate.