Early Access or Beta Game
Age Restriction: +7
Play Type: Single Player
Comfort Level: Green
The Jam Studio VR Education & Health Care Edition enables individuals of all ages, skill levels and abilities to have fun composing & performing compelling interactive music in VR while receiving a wide variety of learning, physical, cognitive, social/emotional, communicative, and sensory skills & therapy benefits. The App’s content includes over 45 songs, as follows: musical instrument, music fundamentals, and music appreciation learning series; basic alphabet, counting and math learning series; interactive story book songs; life skill learning series and plans; therapy guides and protocols for individuals with special needs, disabilities, or undergoing rehabilitation; and a variety of fun, family -oriented songs across all music genres that anyone can play. The App is designed for use by individuals, families, schools, special needs organizations, rehab and therapy facilities, and/or professionals regardless of their age or ability.
FUN INTERACTIVE SONGS
Jam Studio VR’s overall library includes over 150 interactive songs from a host of music genres to suit all tastes, and features songs from superstar artists Miley Cyrus, The Jonas Brothers, Flo Rida, Grammy-nominated guitarist Craig Chaquico, acclaimed jazz saxophonist Euge Groove, and legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The Jam Studio VR Education & Health Care Edition (the “App”) includes the following songs, with the remainder of the Jam Studio VR library available via In App purchase. Many of these songs include a block icon wall format which facilitates effective therapy protocol implementation.
Blue Notes - Jazz; Chillaxin - Jazz by Euge Groove; DJ Dubstepper; DJ Dampler; Feather Road - Jazz by Craig Chaqiuco; Healing Waters - Meditation; Ice Cream Freeze - Country/Pop by Miley Cyrus; Jamboree - Country; Laser Light Show - Pop/Hip Hop by Flo Rida; Magic Carpet - Wporld/Middle East; Nouveau Maestro - Classical; Sleeping Giants - Metal by David Ellefson; Wild Rider - Rock.
LESSON PLANS & THERAPY GUIDES
The following lesson plans and therapy guides are included to facilitate a variety of goals:
Lesson Plans: These plans include interactive life skill and educational content that is tailored for children as well as individuals with a variety of special needs and disabilities.
Overview Therapy Guide: The overview guide demonstrates how the App can provide a wide variety of physical, cognitive, sensory, communicative, and social/emotional activities and benefits while the user is simply having fun. This skill development can be emphasized and tailored for each user depending on their age and abilities, including individuals with a wide range of special needs, disabilities, cognitive capability, rehabilitation requirements, and the like.
Professional Therapy Protocol Guide: The Professional Therapy Guide is comprised of six protocols designed to assist professionals and family members in using Jam Studio VR music-making activities to address a wide range of therapeutic goals. Written with the intent of offering specific ideas for session structure, the protocols contain guidelines that will streamline planning for therapists and enable professionals and family members to consider a variety of options for treatment. Each protocol may be modified to enhance its relevance for individual participants, their area(s) of treatment focus, and their functional skill level. These protocols were developed by Rhonda Nelson, Ph.D., CTRS, MT-BC, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational and Recreational Therapies at the University of Utah.
INTERACTIVE MUSIC EDUCATION SERIES
The App includes an extensive variety of interactive songs and games that teach the fundamentals of musical instruments, music principles, and music genres, as follows.
Musical Instrument Discovery Series: This includes 9 interactive musical instrument tutorials and games that teach different types of instruments including guitar, percussion, and string instruments as well as instruments of the world. A quiz is also included to test the comprehension of these lessons.
Music Appreciation Series: This includes 6 interactive music appreciation songs for a broad range of music genres including rock, jazz, classical, country, Hip Hop, and DJ.
Music Fundamentals Series: This includes 7 music fundamentals lessons on the principles of music, including Music Notes, Major Scales, Minor Scales, Chords, Melodies, a combo, and a game quiz.
INTERACTIVE LIFE SKILL & EDUCATION CONTENT
The App includes a variety of fun interactive songs that teach certain fundamentals of life skills, basic alphabet, and math, as follows:
Life Skills Series: A safety signs tutorial and game.
The Learning Station Series: This includes a Learning Station Medley and quiz with an ABC, opposite, and counting video song, as well as ABC Phonics, Counting to 10, and Days of the Week video songs. Additional learning video songs – including 10 little monsters, shapes, animal sounds, months of the year, and more are also available via in App purchase.
Gigglebellies Learning Series: This includes a Gigglebellies video song medley with Old MacDonald, Working on the Railroad, and Wheels on the Bus. Additional learning videos including ABC Superstar, great Big Ocean, If You’re Happy, Real Cool Space Team, Peanuts, and more – are also available via in App Purchase.
Interactive Story Book Series: This includes the Big Bad Jazz Wolf video song story. Additional video song stories – including Hey Diddle Diddle, Hickory Dickory Dock, Little Boy Blue, and Old King Cole – will also be available shortly via In App Purchase.
Times Table Series: This includes the 3 and 12 times tables learning video songs and exercises. Additional 1 to 12 times table video songs will also be available shortly via In App Purchase.