ERIC Number: ED488716
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Spotlight on Making Music with Special Learners
Rowman & Littlefield Education
The newest publication in the Spotlight series, this book gathers articles from state music educators association journals that give music teachers ideas on how to include special needs students, discuss why special learners benefit from music education, offer suggestions for dealing with specific types of special needs students, and address teachers' responsibilities and support under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Following the Introduction, the following chapters are included: (1) "Music Educators: Hidden Allies for Poor Readers" ( Elaine Bernstorf); (2) "Breaking Ground: Role Models for all Your Students" (Ruth, V. Brittin); (3) "Music Education for the Deaf and Hearing- Handicapped" (Timothy J. Brown); (4) "A Small Warm Hand: The Reason We Teach" (Esther D'Agrosa); (5) "Differentiating Instruction in the Music Classroom" ( Ruth Ann Debrot); (6) "Abraham and Frank" ( Richard A. Disharoon); (7) "Attention Deficits and the Choral Rehearsal" ( Patrick K. Freer); (8) "Evaluating Special Learners" ( Susan C. Gardstrom); (9) "What's in a Name?" (Susan C. Gardstrom); (10) "Proactive Steps to Inclusion Placement in Music Class" ( Victoria S. Hagendorn); (11) "Inclusion Strategies that Work" (Alice M. Hammel); (12) "Soothing Sounds: How to Use Music with Special Learners" (Arthur Harvey); (13) "Music for All: Focus on Autism" ( Carol Howell); (14) "Inclusion, Not Intrusion" (Betty Krebs); (15) "Success in Savanna: It Takes a Community to Include Special Learners in High School Band" (Christine Lapka); (16) "You Need a Therapist" ( Christine Lapka); (17) "Advocating for Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities in Your School" (Kimberly McCord); (18) "Inclusion in the Music Classrooms of the Twenty-First Century" (Alison Npter); (19) "Inclusion and Lifelong Goals" (Peg Ritter); (20) "Inclusion and the IEP" (Peg Ritter); (21) "Reaching All Students" (Peg Ritter); (22) "Eight Classroom Strategies for Working with ADD/ADHD Children" (Harry R. Robe); (23) "Reaching Students with Special Needs" (Michael Ross); (24) "Justin's Story" (William Santoro); (25) "Hearing Impairments: An Alert for all Music Educators" (Lyn E. Schraer-Joiner); (26) "Teaching Music to Sighted and Visually-Impaired Students" (William R. Silingo); (27) "Loud, Louder, Loudest: Teaching the Dynamics of Life" (Elsie S. Sobol); (28) "Instrumental Music Education and the Academic Achievement of Special Learners" (Candace T. Still); (29) "On Teaching and Interacting with Blind Students" ( Ryan Strunk); (30) "A Little Help from Your (Music Therapy) Friends" (Rebecca Tweedle); (31) "Standards and the Special Learner" (Judie Wass); and (32) "Teaching Those Challenging Students and Making it a Success!"(Linda Weyman).
Descriptors: Disabilities, Music Teachers, Music Education, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods, Reading Difficulties, Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Attention Deficit Disorders, Student Evaluation, Inclusive Schools, Assistive Technology, Visual Impairments, Academic Achievement, Individualized Education Programs, Academic Standards, Music Therapy
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act