The Musical Classroom

The Musical Classroom : Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching

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For one-semester, undergraduate-level courses in Music for Children, Music in the Elementary School, Music in Childhood, Elementary Classroom Music, Elementary Music Methods.Assuming little or no musical background, this text shows students how music works, and demonstrates how to convey this understanding to others. It helps students develop skills in teaching music while offering them introductory experiences in playing and reading music. The text features lots of song material, information on learning instruments, sample lessons, and an accompanying more

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  • Spiral bound | 452 pages
  • 210.82 x 276.86 x 25.4mm | 6,100.79g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130262625
  • 9780130262622

About Carolynn A. Lindeman

Patricia Hackett is Professor of Music Emerita at San Francisco State University. She is the author of The Melody Book: 300 Selections from the World of Music for Piano. Guitar, Autoharp, Recorder, and Voice, Third Edition (Prentice Hall, 1998). Professor Hackett has taught classroom, choral, and keyboard music from elementary through university levels in California, Washington, and Michigan. She has served as a clinician and choral adjudicator in the United States, Japan, and Europe. Her special fields of study included keyboard and choral music, the child voice, and music of Native Americans. Carolynn A. Lindeman is Professor of Music at San Francisco State University and past president of MENC: The National Association for Music Education (1996-98). Before college teaching, she taught and coordinated elementary classroom music programs in New York and California. Active as a clinician, she has given presentations and workshops throughout the United States and in Canada, Europe, Southeast Asia, Mexico, Israel, and South Africa. Dr. Lindeman is the author of PianoLAb: An Introduction to Class Piano, Fourth Edition (Wadsworth) and more than fifty articles in professional journals. She has served as the series editor for both the Strategies for Teaching and Benchmark Performances in Music series (MENC, 1995-2002).show more

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I. BACKGROUNDS FOR TEACHING MUSIC. 1. Music in the Elementary School. 2. An Introduction to the Elements of Music and Music Concepts. 3. Music-Making Activities. 4. The World of Music. 5. Approaches to Curriculum. 6. Curricular Developments. 7. Planning and Assessing Music Learning. II. MODEL EXPERIENCES FOR TEACHING MUSIC. Level I: Model Experiences for Kindergarten and First Grade. Level II: Model Experiences for Second and Third Grades. Level III: Model Experiences for Fourth and Fifth Grades. III. INSTRUMENTS. IV. SONGS. APPENDIXES. Appendix A: Reference Material for Music Fundamentals. Appendix B: Evaluation Forms. Appendix C: Elementary Music Series. Appendix D: A Collection of Chants, Proverbs, and Poems. Appendix E: Timeline of Music and History. Appendix F: Resources. Glossary. Contents of CD. Music Index. Subject Index. The National Standards for Music more

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