Resources for teachers

DSP is a flexible tutorial tool, that through its interactivity provides the students with flexible learning with point of departure in their own creative activity. The links below point to ideas for use of DSP in the different subjects where the program can be of use for the teacher.

The Norwegian educational program, guidelines from 1997
These guidelines contain significant text re. what the teacher should provide for the students, and the link below points to the complete text. (In Norwegian only.)

The students on all levels shall compose and listen to music and sound, and from 5th grade the guidelines recommend that ICT is brought into the education. DSP is an integreated tool for creative activity, learning through interactive examples, and texts that explain both background for musical signal processing and the musical field in a wider sense.
Ideas for composition projects

Mathematics is science, art, craft, language and tool. The educational guidelines emphesizes that math education shall give the students opportunities for using their creative abilities and discover the more aesthetical aspects of the discipline, through inventiveness, critical sense and analytical ability.

The math education shall on all levels provide opportunity to do practical work, in order to develop concrtete experiences in the investigation and research of interdependency, pattern identification and problem solving. The students shall also use math to describe natural phenomena.
Ideas for math projects

Social Sciences
Geography revolves around localization and distribution of natural and humanly created phenomena and processes. Geography discusses and explains the society in the intersection between human and nature. Social sciences study the relationship between natural and humanly created conditions, and understands and describes changes in living conditions.

Social sciences shall develop the students' insight in the interplay and relationshiup between humans and nature, and the education guidelines emphesizes the development of reflection on community, history and development, and in the higher classes also systematic observation and registration. The students shall orient themselves in their environment.

DSP contains texts about sound in the environment, sound and acoustics, and on the page texts and websites there is also a useful text on the physics and acoustics of sound. The texts are good points of departure for discussions about society and nature as they are experienced through the ears, and about what the ears tell us about the society and our surroundings.
Ideas for projects in social sciences