ERIC Number: ED121455
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Elementary Music: Guidelines for Elementary Music Education in Illinois.
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.
This guide is a comprehensive overview of contemporary and innovative methods and approaches to the teaching and learning of music. The guide is organized to provide the administrator, music specialist, and classroom teacher with a comprehensive resource of detailed information concerning recent curriculum designs, special curricular areas, and current materials in music. Behavioral objectives are presented for childhood-preschool, primary, and intermediate levels of music education. Methods and teaching strategies based on Orff, Kodaly, and the Manhantanville Music Curriculum Program are suggested as means for achieving the objectives at the different levels. Chapters devoted to allied arts, media, ethnic music, testing and evaluation, music for exceptional children, individual progression, and instrumental music are included. (Author/ED)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Choral Music, Early Childhood Education, Educational Methods, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Evaluation Methods, Handicapped Children, Music Activities, Music Education, Music Facilities, Musical Instruments, Resource Materials, Vocal Music
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.