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ERIC Number: EJ1037952
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0027-4321
Creating Safe Spaces for Music Learning
Hendricks, Karin S.; Smith, Tawnya D.; Stanuch, Jennifer
Music Educators Journal, v101 n1 p35-40 Sep 2014
This article offers a practical model for fostering emotionally safe learning environments that instill in music students a positive sense of self-belief, freedom, and purpose. The authors examine the implications for music educators of creating effective learning environments and present recommendations for creating a safe space for learning, including (1) specific teacher attitudes and behaviors that nurture a sense of trust and respect, thereby encouraging experimentation, risk taking, and self-expression, and (2) music teaching strategies that foster purpose-driven student commitment and musical mastery toward a sense of self-actualization.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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