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Burton, Leon H., Ed.; Thomson, William, Ed. – 1982
Forty-nine music lessons for use in sixth grade classes are presented. A number of these lessons feature songs and musical instruments from or about Hawaii, and lessons stress learning about tempos, accents, meters, notes, and rhythm patterns. The lessons introduce the history of instruments such as the ukulele, recorder, rhythm instruments, and…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Music Activities
Semanchik, Karen – 1986
This teacher's guide presents a course for training hearing-impaired students to listen to, create, and perform music. It emphasizes development of individual skills and group participation, encouraging students to contribute a wide variety of auditory and musical abilities and experiences while developing auditory acuity and attention. A variety…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Auditory Training, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education
Zimmermann, Sally-Anne – 1998
This booklet provides suggestions and techniques to promote and enhance the music education of British children who have visual impairments. The following issues are addressed: (1) recognizing early signs of interest; (2) choosing an instrument; (3) choosing a teacher; (4) getting started; (5) providing lessons; (6) practicing; (7) signs of…
Descriptors: Blindness, Braille, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Burton, Leon H., Ed.; Thomson, William, Ed. – 1982
The goals of this teacher edition, which accompanies "Music: Comprehensive Musicianship Program. Grade 6," include increasing musical understanding while developing musical skills. The 49 lessons included feature: (1) a wide range of musical concepts; (2) the presentation of musical concepts in a teaching chronology; (3) a broad musical…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Curriculum Guides, Grade 6, Instructional Materials
Oglethorpe, Sheila – 2002
This book is a guide for music teachers whose students of instrumental keyboard music include those with dyslexia. Chapter 1 is on recognizing dyslexia, including primary and secondary symptoms, multisensory teaching, and teaching to strengths. Chapter 2 focuses on communication between pupil and teacher with sections on music as communication and…
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Dyslexia, Elementary Secondary Education, Memorization
Levene, Donna B. – 1993
This book integrates music education with literature and social studies. Lessons are based on children's books. Some suggested books include illustrated folk songs or explanations of style or form in musical history. Others are inherently musical in the lyricism of the author's words or the rhythm of the text. Each lesson is self contained. The…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Dance, Elementary Education, Fine Arts
Haines, B. Joan E.; Gerber, Linda L. – 1996
This manual is designed for music and classroom teachers of children from infancy to age eight. All musical experiences lead to learning, from the simplest rhythmic experiences of being rocked to sleep to the more sophisticated challenge of playing one rhythmic pattern while singing another. When musical experiences are related to the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Integrated Activities, Music, Music Activities
Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
General music teachers at all levels--elementary, middle school, and high school--will find ideas, suggestions, and lesson plans for teaching to the National Standards in this new addition to the popular Spotlight series. It includes sections on teaching each of the nine standards, as well as chapters about secondary general music, assessment, and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, National Standards, Music, Music Teachers
Mills, Elizabeth – 1983
This book offers practical suggestions by parents on how to encourage young children musically, specifically using the Suzuki method for listening to music and practicing. The book is divided into the following chapters: (1) "Ten Reasons Why Musical Training Can and Should Be Started Early"; (2) "Advice From Parents: Ways To Encourage Children…
Descriptors: Auditory Training, Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
Tanner, Chris – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This book is the first comprehensive resource devoted to steel band pedagogy, it is a must-have for anyone involved in the steel band idiom today. Written primarily for educators, the book addresses a wide variety of topics, including instrumentation, personnel, basic pan technique, repertoire, and rehearsal strategies. This informative text…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Music Techniques, Musicians
Andress, Barbara L.; And Others – 1973
This booklet, designed for early childhood educators, describes young children's developmental sequences as they are related to music education and gives suggestions for age-appropriate musical activities. Special music environments, sound plays, and the teacher's role in helping a child discover music are examined. (SET)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Motor Development, Music Activities, Music Education
Burton, Leon H., Ed.; Thomson, William, Ed. – 1983
Published as a teacher's edition to "Music: Comprehensive Musicianship Program. Grade 5," this text describes musical learning activities. It includes: (1) concepts to be learned; (2) a chronology for teaching the concepts; (3) a broad musical repertoire from different cultures and historical periods; (4) various approaches to musical experiences;…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Curriculum Guides, Grade 5, Instructional Materials
Frierson-Campbell, Carol, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This second volume, the follow-on to "Teaching Music in the Urban Classroom, Volume 1: A Guide to Survival, Success, and Reform," extends the conversation to include educational leadership, teacher education, partnerships, and school reform. As with Volume 1, classroom music teachers, inner city arts administrators, well-known academics,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Music Teachers, Music Education
Britsch, Barbara M.; Dennison-Tansey, Amy – 1995
This book offers teachers a practical and theoretical classroom guide to the many ways music and stories may be explored, both independently and in tandem, to give students a better understanding and appreciation of each art form separately and of their power together. The crucial aspect of activities described in the book is original productions…
Descriptors: Books, Class Activities, Creative Activities, Elementary Education
Hallam, Susan, Ed.; Creech, Andrea. Ed. – Institute of Education - London, 2010
The landscape of music education in the UK is constantly shifting and developing. This book provides a timely and unique overview of this restless sector by considering the achievements of music education, analysing its current performance and setting out aspirations for the future. "Music Education in the 21st Century in the United…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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