Lodge McCammon has been a musician his entire life, having started playing the violin at the age of two. He is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer who has created hundreds of songs in a variety of musical styles.
Starting his music career at two years old, Dr. Lodge McCammon grew into a talented, award-winning, multi-instrumentalist. He later discovered a passion for teaching and learning which lead to his earning a PhD in Education from NC State in 2008. Dr. Lodge’s combined interest in music and education is the catalyst for his work; he composes and records songs about math, science, social studies, and language arts that are used in thousands of elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.
Dr. Lodge is an advocate for the use of exercise and movement in the classroom. To compliment his education music, he creates kinesthetic lectures, which are movements that correspond to his song lyrics. Research shows that getting students up and moving is critical for both their health and their learning. Students who are more physically active have increased memory, attention, creativity, and achievement.
Dr. Lodge has traveled around the country promoting the use his educational songs to get students out of their seats and physically active in music-based lessons. He has worked with thousands of teachers and students, inspiring them to learn through the power of music.
Many of Dr. Lodge McCammon's educational songs are licensed internationally through Discovery Education (part of the Discovery Channel). His songs have hundreds of thousands of downloads in Discovery Education Streaming and are used by teachers all over the world to help students learn a variety of concepts, from fractions to mitosis to World War II.
Over 60% of schools in the US have access to Discovery Education. If your school has a Discovery Education Streaming account, click the link below to search for Lodge McCammon's music and resources.
From the number line to exponential functions, Lodge has math songs for students of all ages!
Mitosis, the Solar System, Ocean Zones, Newton's First Law and more!
The US Bill of Rights? History and Religion of India? Look no further!
A song about Literary Devices and a special three-part song series on the book The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton!
A 50-song album covering the basic history, geography, and economic structure of each state in the U.S. The goal of each song is to encompass what every student should know about his or her state.
A talented singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, engineer, and producer, Lodge McCammon started creating and recording music from a young age
Lodge McCammon grew up in Chicago, getting a glimpse into the music industry at a young age. His father ran a recording studio and often brought Lodge in to hear talented artists perform. This early exposure stoked his interest in songwriting and recording. Lodge later spent time in Los Angeles and Nashville, working with various artists and also writing jingles.
His style and genre are fluid, taking shape based on the song he writes or the artist with whom he works. From rock to funk, bluegrass to pop, you're bound to find a song of Lodge's that you enjoy.
Lodge regularly creates new music, much of which can be found on YouTube.
Lodge has worked with many talented artists over the years. He has captured those projects and collaborations in various albums, all of which can be found on his Bandcamp page.