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ERIC Number: EJ951321
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-1048-3713
Constructivist Perspectives for Developing and Implementing Lesson Plans in General Music
Scott, Sheila J.
General Music Today, v25 n2 p24-30 Jan 2012
Stacy McKenzie is challenged to find new ways to involve students in their learning. She begins this journey by developing a lesson planning framework based on constructivist principles for learning. The perspectives Stacy applies in her program are shared in this article: First, by examining how she crafts a lesson framework that provides opportunities for students to build new understandings from what they already know through active involvement with music; and, second, by exploring how she uses questions to guide and support students' learning and how her students use questions as a means to assume an active role in their learning. This lesson is part of a larger unit of study using the piece "Simple Gifts." (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A