Sounds Around The World has been played in a diverse range of classrooms and populations over the past 3 years.
From inspiration to implementation, students from many different backgrounds and skill sets have had the chance to play the game. Here are what educators and students are saying:
E D U C A T O R S
"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
- “Students were engaged, worked cooperatively and were respectful."
- They [students] loved, loved, loved the game.”
- “Honestly, until this game, I don’t think my students cared about geography”
"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.
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
S T U D E N T S
- “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!