ERIC Number: EJ1021063
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
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Reducing Apprehensions of Adolescent Singers in Choral Classrooms
Silvey, Philip E.
Music Educators Journal, v100 n3 p53-59 Mar 2014
Choral music educators can purposefully create a learning environment that helps minimize the anxieties of young singers. According to Parker Palmer, "to teach is to create a space" that possesses three qualities: hospitality, openness, and boundaries. Choral music educators can influence these characteristics by applying five strategies to make singing less unnerving and classrooms more conducive to learning.
Descriptors: Anxiety, Singing, Adolescents, Educational Strategies, Music Education, Collegiality, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Music Activities
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: Secondary Education
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