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ERIC Number: ED001242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Jun
Pages: 102
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A HAND FULL OF MUSIC.
DIVISION OF INSTRUCTION; DIVISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
A BROCHURE HAS BEEN PREPARED TO GIVE TEACHERS OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN SOME INFORMATION ABOUT MANY INSTRUMENTS WHICH CAN BE USED IN THE CLASSROOM. IT IS NOTED THAT EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN, IN COMMON WITH THEIR NORMAL CLASSMATES, HAVE A LOVE OF BEAUTIFUL MUSIC AND INTRIGUING SOUNDS. MANY OF THEM HAVE SPECIFIC MUSICAL TALENTS, AND MOST OF THEM HAVE BEEN FOUND TO ENJOY MUSIC IN SOME WAY-LISTENING, PLAYING INSTRUMENTS, SINGING, OR DANCING. TWENTY-FOUR INSTRUMENTS ARE DISCUSSED, AMONG THEM TAMBOURINES, RESONATOR BELLS, TONE BLOCKS, MARACAS, MUSIC BOXES, UKULELES, AND AUTOHARPS. SUGGESTIONS ARE MADE ABOUT USE OF EACH INSTRUMENT WITH THE VISUALLY, AURALLY, AND ORTHOPEDICALLY HANDICAPPED, THE EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED, AND TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED. SONGS OR RECORDINGS ESPECIALLY APPROPRIATE FOR EACH INSTRUMENT ARE INCLUDED. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY LISTS BOOKS, MAGAZINES, AND RECORDINGS SUITABLE FOR USE IN WORKING WITH EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN. USE OF THE BROCHURE SHOULD GIVE MUSIC TEACHERS AND TEACHERS OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN NEW IDEAS AND TECHNIQUES FOR EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT.
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Authoring Institution: Orange County Dept. of Education, Santa Ana, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Santa Ana)