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At Home Learning Through The Arts

At Home Learning Through The Arts

For the past 25 years through its Learning Through The Arts (LTTA) division, The Royal Conservatory has continued its leading role in the development of arts-based methodologies that meet the learning needs of young people across Canada working with teachers to reclaim the productivity and positive relationships that are the hallmark of the best classrooms. Given these unprecedented times, we have also developed a resource that supports math learning at home. 
MathBeat is a program for students in Grades 4 to 8. Using an innovative web app, students learn about fractions, ratios, and unit rates while they create and analyse rhythms and melodies. The math content has been vetted by an Ontario math specialist.

Please watch the videos and then try our beta version.

YouthBeat taps into two things that many students love: today’s music and technology. Successfully piloted in First Nations communities, YouthBeat is an iOS iPad app and teacher resource program that was created for generalist teachers and has been designed to boost engagement with music, language arts, social studies, and math.

Download the free YouthBeat iOS app on your iPad. Please note, this app is only available on the iPad.

Students in Grades 4-8/Ages 9-13 can explore the DNA of music and their inner and outer worlds in ten fun-filled episodes uploaded each week.

Episode 1 – What Is Sound?

Explore the nature of sound as both a physical phenomenon and a matter of individual perception. Take part in the sound and wellness exercise towards the end of this episode, which you and your family can do together.

Download the free YouthBeat iOS app on your iPad. Please note, this app is only available on the iPad.



Episode 2 – Science of Sound

Discover the science of sound and how your body plays an essential role in listening. Towards the end of the episode, there is an exercise that you and your family can do!

Download the free YouthBeat iOS app on your iPad. Please note, this app is only available on the iPad.

MathBeat - Math, Meet Music

MathBeat - Music Clock

MathBeat - Without Units, There Would Be No Music

MathBeat - Subdividing the Beat

Try the beta version now.
Content coming soon.

MathBeat resources are primarily designed to support educators who are conducting math work sessions remotely with their classroom. We have ten resources currently in development which will cover operations related to proportional reasoning, with units focusing on fractions, unit rates, units, ratios, and proportion and symmetry in geometry.

They are structured in three-part lesson plans with Minds-On, Activity, and Reflection/Self Assessment/Application sections and support key math learning.

Review the Fractions beta version unit

Review the Unit Rate beta version unit

Also, please, visit the Parent Resources section to view the videos about MathBeat and YouthBeat