"Popular Music Pedagogies: A Practical Guide for Music Teachers provides readers with a solid foundation of playing and teaching a variety of instruments and technologies, and then examines how these elements work together in a comprehensive school music program.
Transforming Music Education in P-12 Schools and the Community is a critical scholarly publication that traces the theoretical foundation of current beliefs and practices surrounding music performance and education and discusses how to transform teaching and learning by implementing musicking. The book covers musical engagement for young children and families, universal design in music education in special and inclusive education settings, critical approaches of music teaching and learning in P-12 schools, and reaching communities.
Music in Childhood Enhanced : from Preschool Through the Elementary Grades, equips you with the knowledge, tools and confidence to effectively teach music to children. Its practical strategies, imaginative scenarios and comprehensive examples prepare students for careers in music education and help active teachers sharpen their skills. Combining research and their years of experience, authors Campbell and Scott-Kassner present strategies for developing pitch, vocal, rhythmic, instrumental, listening, movement and creative responses in children.
In Practical Music Education Technology, veteran music educators Rick Dammers and Marjorie LoPresti help music teachers introduce technology into the classroom by providing accessible strategies to support and enrich students' musical learning. The authors highlight a plethora of free online tools at teachers' disposal, and provide options that can be flexible for all school environments and types of teachers - from those with large budgets to those operating on a shoestring, from those well-versed in technology to non-experts.
Creative Music Making at Your Fingertips features 11 chapters by music education scholars and practitioners that provide tried-and-true strategies for using mobile devices in a variety of contexts, from general music education to ensembles and from K-12 to college classrooms. Drawing on their own experiences with bringing mobile devices and different music apps into the classroom, contributors show how these technologies can be turned into tools for teaching performance, improvisation, and composition.
In Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn, veteran teacher and pedagogue Judith Jellison offers a new approach that identifies broader principles of inclusive music instruction.
Rather than following a procedural how-to approach, this companion considers technology, musicianship, and pedagogy from a philosophical, theoretical, and empirically-driven perspective, offering an essential overview of current scholarship while providing support for future research.
Taking a Learner-Centred Approach to Music Education provides comprehensive guidance on professional and pedagogical aspects of learner-centred practice improvising and learning music with instruments making music visible and tangible.
Music Technology in Education lays out the principles of music technology and how they can be used to enhance musical teaching and learning in primary and secondary education. This edition has been updated to reflect mobile technologies, social networks, rich media environments, and other technological advances.
The contributions to this volume aim to stimulate discussion about the role of assessment in the learning experiences of students in music and other creative and performing arts settings. There is a particular emphasis on the alignment between assessment, curriculum structure and pedagogy.
This book discusses the impact on children's learning when iPads were introduced in three very different early years settings in Brisbane, Australia. It outlines how researchers worked with pre-school teachers and parents to explore how iPads can assist with letter and word recognition, the development of oral literacy and digital literacies and talk around play.
Fully updated in light of the latest research and practice in primary education, Teaching Music Creatively offers all teachers a comprehensive understanding of how to develop, deliver and enjoy a creative music curriculum. Key topics covered include: Creative teaching, and what it means to teach creatively; Composition, listening and notation; Spontaneous music-making; Group music and performance; The use of multimedia; Integration of music into the wider curriculum; Musical play; Assessment and planning.
Author and educator MikeFein shows, technology is a valuable tool that can be used effectively to supplement student practice time while also developing the skills necessary to become a proficient improviser. Complete with notated exercises, accompaniment tracks, and listening resources, this book gives teachers methods toset their students free to make mistakes and to develop their own ear for improvisation at their own pace.