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Music Education Books
Integrating Music in the Elementary Classroom by
Call Number: MT 1 .A696 2007 (plus CD in the MMC)
Publication Date: 2006-02-16
The market-leading text for the Elementary School Music Methods course, INTEGRATING MUSIC IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM was the first to emphasize the theme of integrating music throughout the school day. Anderson and Lawrence show future educators how to make music an effective part of the entire elementary curriculum. The text introduces the songs, instruments, sources of age-appropriate music, and methods of making music in a multicultural environment--making the text perfect for students with no prior knowledge of the fundamentals of music. With easy-to-use techniques for teaching young children how to sing, play instruments, move to music, create music, listen to music, and understand music, this text relates music to all subject areas. Notably, the authors provide sample lesson plans for kindergarten through grade six, along with more than 150 songs from different cultures and historical periods.
The Kodály Context by
Call Number: MT 1 .C536
Publication Date: 1981-01-01
Capitalizes on popularity of Kodaly Method. Supplement or stand alone text.
Leading Young Children to Music by
Call Number: MT 1 .H13 2000
Publication Date: 1999-06-16
This is a unique book eminently usable by practitioners in both early childhood/elementary and music education. So many materials for use in the classroom. A one-source book.New lesson plans have been added to help teachers plan more effectively. Weaves the growth and development of young children with a rich and diverse tapestry of musical experiences. Provides individual and cultural diversity for teaching music.For educators and administrators in early childhood, elementary and music education.
The Musical Classroom by
Call Number: CRC MT 1 .H12 2001
Publication Date: 2000-12-28
"With the help of The Musical Classroom, students can develop the understandings and skills they need to teach elementary school music. This market-leading text is a comprehensive resource providing backgrounds for teaching music and learning instruments and music fundamentals. It offers forty-eight model experiences for teaching music (kindergarten through grade five), and a song anthology of over 140 songs." "Special features in the Fifth Edition: a CD of fifty-nine songs and instrumental pieces used in the forty-eight model lessons; National Standards for Music Education listed on the inside back cover of the book; extensive resource list categorized by topics such as advocacy, jazz, movement, Orff-Schulwerk, Web sites, and ten others; updated information on technology and music software, special learners, and elementary music series; and numerous independent, small, and large group projects for college students to create their own lessons, use the National Standards for Music Education, evaluate music software, assess instructional materials, and much, much more."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Teaching Music by
Call Number: MT 1 .W28 1989
Publication Date: 1989-03-01
Teaching Music in the Twenty-First Century by
Call Number: CRC MT 1 .T38 2001
Publication Date: 2000-08-02
Unique in both content and approach, this book offers a single-volumeauthoritativecomparison of the four most popular music education methods used in North America—Jacques-Dalcroze, Kodály, Orff, and Comprehensive Musicianship. Its in-depth examination of the methods and underlyingphilosophiesof each method--and its suggested lessons for each method at each grade level--will help readers make knowledgeable curricular choices among methods. Both the New National Standards (MENC) and the use of technology in the study of music are described and discussed in relation to all four methods.Method in North American Music Teaching—The Beginning. Influences on Methods, Approaches, and Philosophies of Teaching Music. Technology and Music Education. The Approach of Jacques-Dalcroze. The Kodály Method. The Orff Approach. Comprehensive Musicianship: An American Technique and Philosophy for Teaching Music. Achieving Goals and Objectives in School Music Programs Via the Principles of Jacques-Dalcroze, Kodály, Orff, and Comprehensive Musicianship. Grades K-1-2. Grades 3-4-5. Grades 6-7-8. Method in Music for Older Students. Which Methods?For music educators.
Teaching Music in the Urban Classroom, Volume 1 by
Call Number: MT 1 .T387 2006 v.1-2
Publication Date: 2006-04-13
The change needed in urban music education not only relates to the idea that music should be at the center of the curriculum; rather, it is that culturally relevant music should be a creative force at the center of reform in urban education. Teaching Music in the Urban Classroom A Guide to Survival, Success, and Reform is the start of a national-level conversation aimed at making that goal a reality. Its diverse authors range from classroom music teachers to inner city arts administrators to well-known academics and policy-makers from across the United States and Canada.