DJ Pedagogy in the Childhood Experience
"Right now, we have an opportunity to amend children's perspective of music learning using new DJ technology... While not many children are provided with opportunities to engage with DJ technology, the perception that DJing is fun persists."
Published on Childhood Education Innovations Sep 2019
DJing and the Four C's of 21st Century Learning
"Many children are familiar with the figure of a DJ, but few have a real understanding as to what DJing actually is. So what is the educational impact of DJ learning in relation to the Four C's (Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Communication)?"
SXSW EDU 2019: OUR WEEK AT A GLANCE
"As a first-time exhibitor at this year’s SXSW Edu Playground, it was inspiring to witness the animated reactions from the attendees that joined around our booth. From seasoned educators and student clusters to families and neighboring exhibitors, there was an experience for every visitor to enjoy. Why? DJ technology is curious to most, and music resonates with everyone."
WHAT DJING MEANS FOR CHILDHOOD MUSIC LEARNING
"The goal is to nurture musical taste in young children so that they can grow up to be educated consumers of music, able to recognize and distinguish the qualities of a great DJ, and increase the pool of talents that occupy the electronic music space. "
JP SOLIS: I TRY TEACHING OTHERS TO DO WHAT I DO
"I’d reached a point in my career where I was DJ’ing clubs 5 nights a week and one of my mentors suggested that I try teaching others to do what I do."
From the JP Solis interview with the Audified Team.
DJ EDUCATION: MODERN MUSIC FOR THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM
DJ education is an avenue for children to experiment with and enjoy music they love. The goal is not to learn how to DJ, but to provide an additional form of expression that nurtures a life-long love and appreciation for music.