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Williams, David A. – Music Educators Journal, 2007
Paul Lehrman mentioned in Mix Magazine that school music programs, which traditionally have given students the precious opportunity to hear what real instruments sound like from both player's and listener's perspective, are in the toilet. Some within the profession have voiced similar concerns. K-12 music teachers have historically have had very…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Learning Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Turner, Joy – Montessori Life, 1996
Frank Leto, a professional musician and a Montessori teacher, discusses his professional music career, family, the arts in Montessori education, the lifestyle of a professional musician, writing children's songs, and percussion instruments. Provides advice for teachers of music. (SD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Instrumentation and Orchestration, Montessori Method, Music
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Pickett, Steve; Bianchi, Lynne – Primary Science, 2018
A conversation between the Director of the University of Manchester's Science & Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub and the Education Director of England's Halle Orchestra explores the relationship unfolding between science and music. The interview focuses on synergies between music and science and how the two subjects can…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Science Education, Music Education
Upitis, Rena – 1990
This book focuses on music as a subject relating to all other disciplines. "On the Teaching of Music," the first of 12 chapters, sets the theoretical and philosophical basis for a child-centered, subject-integrated teaching approach through autobiographical narrative. Chapter 2, "A Music Playground," advocates the presentation of materials and…
Descriptors: Creative Expression, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Improvisation
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Kersten, Fred – General Music Today, 2006
The article discusses the inclusion of technology resources in early childhood music education. Successful technology inclusion in music for young children depends on the physical, mental, and social readiness of each individual child. Learning providers involved with young children should constantly review the child's capabilities and …
Descriptors: Young Children, Teaching Methods, Music Activities, Music Education
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Praver, Jerry; Praver, Bev – Music Educators Journal, 1984
Folk music is not necessarily old, anonymous, or unwritten. Its most important characteristic is change through the folk process. Folk music is a part of our national heritage that children can usually acquire only in school. It can be used to support a variety of school subjects. (CS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Music Activities, Music Education