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Daniels, Elva; Peters, Edwin – Instructor, 1987
Instructions are presented for making and using several musical instruments for primary- and intermediate-grade students. (CB)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Music Activities, Musical Instruments, Teacher Developed Materials
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Griffiths, Richard – Science and Children, 1975
Discusses an elementary school Design Lab in which students construct musical instruments with little intervention from the instructor. Describes some problem solving situations which arose during the activities, and which provided experience in developing computational and reasoning skills. (MLH)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Laboratories
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Beachy, William – Music Educators Journal, 1977
Article describes an introductory music program in which all students are given the opportunity to learn about a variety of musical instruments by actually playing them. (RW)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Extracurricular Activities, Music Activities, Music Education
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Sheets, H. David – Physics Teacher, 1993
Describes the use of chromatic musical instrument tuners to make frequency measurements of sound waves and as an exercise in the conversion of pitch to frequency. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Acoustics, High Schools, Musical Instruments, Physics
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Mayer, Alfred – Music Educators Journal, 1975
Author approached the problem of stimulating students to learn the exacting and physically tiring process of music education through use of some musical instrument. (RK)
Descriptors: Computers, Learning Experience, Music Education, Physical Activities
Sternberg, Patricia – Learning, 1987
Dramatic play games emphasizing creative thinking and listening skills offer an emotional outlet for the entire class. Games involving pantomime, musical instruments, and communication are described. (CB)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Dramatic Play, Educational Games, Elementary Education
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Zervoudakes, Jason; Tanur, Judith M. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 1994
Reports on a study of student preference for musical instruments over 3 decades in 600 elementary, secondary, and colleges. Finds that gender-based segregation has increased at the high school and college level, but findings at the elementary level are inconclusive. (CFR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Higher Education, Males
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Broun, Leslie – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2009
In classrooms, it is not unusual to see students who struggle to produce legible print. In actuality, many students have difficulty with the physical printing and writing processes ("handwriting")--difficulty that is significant enough to interfere with their academic performance. Some students grow out of this, and some, with extra practice,…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Intervention, Handwriting, Autism
Vahed, Zubeda – TESL Talk, 1982
Classroom activities for ESL that use music and musical instruments are suggested to develop locomotor skills, auditory discrimination, and reading and writing skills. Such activities could include use of musical instruments, imagination games, writing lyrics, hearing ethnic music, and music-related events and visitors. (MSE)
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Class Activities, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
Vahed, Zubeda – TESL Talk, 1982
Classroom activities for ESL that use music and musical instruments are suggested to develop locomotor skills, auditory discrimination, and reading and writing skills. Such activities could include using musical instruments, playing imagination games, writing lyrics, hearing ethnic music, and having music-related events and visitors. (MSE)
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Class Activities, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
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Byo, James – Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 1991
Discusses a study of the musical instrument preferences of third grade children. Reports that students' choice of instruments was influenced by the manner in which the instruments were presented to them. Finds that preference varied with gender. Suggests areas for future research. (SG)
Descriptors: Grade 3, Interest Research, Music Education, Musical Instruments
Muro, Don – Teaching Music, 1995
Maintains that many educators are using sequences to create accompaniments and practice tapes geared to student abilities. Describes musical instruction using Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI). Discusses eight suggestions designed to make the process of sequencing more efficient. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Raab, Emil – Music Educators Journal, 1980
Noting that developing skill with a musical instrument requires much dedicated practice, the author gives advice to students and teachers about maximizing the productivity and efficiency of a practice session. (SJL)
Descriptors: Applied Music, Drills (Practice), Efficiency, Guidelines
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Lind, Karen A. – Science and Children, 1986
Offers experiments and activities designed to help students understand the qualities of sound. Provides directives on how to construct simple musical instruments. Suggests ways to help students discriminate differences in pitch, dynamics, and rhythm. (ML)
Descriptors: Acoustics, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Science, Musical Instruments
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Smardo, Frances A. – Reading Teacher, 1984
Suggests that picture book stories about music and musical instruments can be effectively blended with music experiences in an early childhood education program. Offers ideas for doing this in the elementary school classroom; includes a list of recommended books. (FL)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Music Activities
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