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ERIC Number: ED020014
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 63
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Reference Count: 0
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TEACHING MUSIC IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, OPINION AND COMMENT.
HARTSELL, O.M.
CONCERNED WITH THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAM, THIS BOOKLET CONSISTS OF TWO PRINCIPAL SECTIONS. PART ONE CONTAINS (1) A STATEMENT OF THE BASIC ELEMENTS REQUISITE TO AN EFFECTIVE PROGRAM, (2) A DISCUSSION OF THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF TEACHERS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, AND MUSIC SUPERVISORS IN THE PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING OF SUCH A PROGRAM, AND (3) SUGGESTIONS FOR COOPERATIVE ACTION BY ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS IN FORMULATING AND EVALUATING AN INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM DESIGNED TO MEET THE SPECIFIC NEEDS OF INDIVIDUAL SCHOOLS. PART TWO CONSISTS OF ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS WHICH ARE FREQUENTLY ASKED BY TEACHERS AND INCLUDES INFORMATION CONCERNED WITH (1) THE RATIONALE FOR INCLUDING SINGING, MOVEMENT-TO-MUSIC, LISTENING, AND INSTRUMENTAL ACTIVITIES IN A SCHOOL MUSIC PROGRAM, (2) THE SCOPE OF THE MUSIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM, (3) SCHEDULING AND SEQUENCING OF ACTIVITIES, (4) APPROPRIATE METHODS, AND (5) NECESSARY EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS. THE DEVELOPMENT OF MUSIC READING SKILLS, THE PROVISION OF ACTIVITIES FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN, AND THE PROPER TIME FOR BEGINNING PRIVATE MUSIC STUDY ARE ALSO CONSIDERED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PERTINENT LITERATURE IS APPENDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE ASSOCIATION FOR SUPERVISION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, NEA, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Washington, DC.
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