Frequently Asked Questions 


Q: Can you change the tempo of one part of the song?

A:  You can only adjust the tempo of the whole song.  You should only have one setTempo() function in your song.

Q: How do my students submit their scripts?

A.  Click here for script submission instructions

Q: Can middle school students enter the competition?

A. We ask that students are 13 by the submission deadline.  Most 8th graders and some seventh graders will fit this guideline. 

Q. Can two students work simultaneously on the same script?  

A.  Yes!  A student and their partner can work at the same time on the same script. Follow these directions below:

  1. Go to your scripts menu - click on the three blue lines next to the script/song you want to share. 

  2. Scroll down and click share

  3. Click on the top tab - Let others Edit

  4. Enter your partner's EarSketch username.  Click Enter and then click save at the bottom of the pop-out window.

  5. Your partner will need to login and check notifications.

  6. They should see the notification when they login--- they can click on it and it will open in the code editor.

  7. You can work simultaneously (in a small window in the right-- you can see your collaborator's name).  You will also get notifications when the script is edited/saved.