Game-based Social Studies Curriculum... with Music!
Diverse Global Cultures
Fun and Easy to Administer
Watch Students React!
Our Design - Enhances Your Curriculum
Methodically designed and tested in the classroom for the 5th-12th grade level, Sounds Around The World is being enthusiastically played by teachers and students nationwide. Aligned with the NCSS-C3 Framework, Common Core, and 21st Century Skills, Sound Around The World has been presented at multiple national and state conferences, and since 2013, school districts and teachers nationally are purchasing the game to energize their classrooms.
Sounds Around The World provides a hands-on, whole-brain game that engages students to think critically, work with others, and learn about their world. Students love it and it is easy to administer!
Your Teacher's Kit Includes
10 Color-coded Geo-Musical Maps Laminated & durable.
37 World Music Tracks Carefully curated for young ears. Each track is unique to specific locations and cultures. Our playlist is licensed from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and ARC Music.
16 Page Teachers guide A booklet in full-color with detailed instructions, the answer key, and 111 geography specific hints.
Black & White World Coloring Map
Teacher License Each teacher's kit is licensed to the purchasing teacher without a term limit.
Easy To Administer & No Musical Background Is Needed
FREE - Supplemental Materials, Lesson Plans and Support
Once purchased, you will have access to the following supporting materials and services.
- Liner Notes, Lyrics and Song Details: A 37-page in-depth look at each track. Links to the original liner notes and lesson plans.
- Vocabulary List: 250+ terms relevant to the game and geography in general.
- A Growing Catalog of Lesson Plans: Short lessons, extensions, and mini research projects.
- Essential Questions: Questions to help spark student's curiosity and sense of wonder.
- NEW - Monthly Training Webinars: Starting in February!
We are committed to supporting your SUCCESS.
GUARANTEED TO ENGAGE, INSPIRE, AND TEACH...
"I just wanted to let you know that I just played Sounds Around The World with my 11th grade regular Modern World History class today. They absolutely loved it! Thank you so much! I am looking forward to using it more in my classes this year!" Trisha Sullivan, Howard County, MD Public School System
Sounds Around The World, “Expanded [my students understanding of geography] in a fun engaging activity!” His student’s said they, “loved it, let's do it again!, that was fun!” In the learning environment there was “engagement from almost all students (only 3/150 were distracted somewhere)”. And finally, “I loved it, my students really enjoyed it and it was well worth the price!!!!”
Richard Katz, Roosevelt High School - Seattle, WA
"I played the game this morning with my GT kids and they LOVED the game! They were all begging me to play it again tomorrow." Brice Dawson 7th Grade Team Leader, Ellicott Mills Middle School, Howard County MD
"It really allowed me to visualize the countries when learning about them."
“It helped me to connect the regions culturally, as opposed to strictly physically.”
“I am pretty bad at geography, so it was interesting to relate [it to] the music.”
“Learning countries while listening to music was fun!
Take A Journey!