ERIC Number: ED152022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Gifted Children Music in Grades One Through Six.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
The booklet provides research information and criteria from which administrators and music educators may draw guidelines for developing music programs for mentally gifted children in grades 1 through 6. Seven chapters focus on the following topics: introduction to music education for gifted children (including the nature of music, literacy in music, and music programs for gifted children in the elementary school); directional, academic, functional, and behavioral values of music education for gifted children; identification and education of gifted children (including characteristics of musical talent, effective use of the rating scale for musical talent, and development of creative intelligence through music); contemporary methods of music education for gifted children (including the Kodaly Method, Suzuki Method, Orff-Schulwerk Method, and conceptual approach to music education); establishment of music education programs (including grouping, scheduling, and providing facilities; and qualifications for teachers); content of music education programs (including subject-matter content, formation of concepts, and principles underlying an art form); and scope and sequence in music education programs (including interpretation of scope and sequence charts). (SBH)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary Education, Gifted, Music, Music Education, Program Content, Program Development, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, California 95802 ($0.65)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.