Teacher Review For Incredibox

Create and remix your own beats in a visual and engaging way

Craig L.
Technology coordinator
San Diego County Office Of Education
San Diego, CA
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating 2
Learning Scores
Engagement 3
Pedagogy 2
Support 2
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use Incredibox as a reward or extension activity with students in my technology class. Incredibox could be used when teaching students about digital music creation, timing, and remixing. This is a good introductory step to making music before introducing students to Garageband. Some students are very into Incredibox and could spend hours making beats, while others could lose interested within 10 minutes. Plan accordingly.
My Take
This tool is more of a student engagement and exploration resource. Not a lot of strong connections to content. It encourages students to play in a productive way. I don't use this as direct or guided instruction, rather as a resource for student enrichment.