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ERIC Number: EJ1201301
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Feb
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-8755-1233
Research-to-Resource: Developing a Culturally Responsive Mind-Set in Elementary General Music
Kelly-McHale, Jacqueline
Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, v37 n2 p11-14 Feb 2019
The terms "culturally responsive teaching" and "culturally responsive pedagogy" have become more common in the vernacular of public-school teaching. However, practical applications of cultural responsivity are not often clearly presented due to the nature of being responsive. Responsivity requires knowledge of students and community (context) specific to each teaching context. Content and materials should then be derived from the development of the contextual understanding. This is why presenting a "tool box" of culturally responsive practices is not possible when seeking to become more culturally responsive in the classroom. This article seeks to situate cultural responsivity as a mind-set as opposed to an approach or method within the elementary general music classroom. Practical steps that can be taken toward the development of this mind-set are then presented with a focus on context and content.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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