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The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Music

The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Music Author Jonathan Savage
ISBN-10 9781136740367
Release 2013-06-26
Pages 240
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The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning Music draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting Music teachers. The book brings together key extracts from classic and contemporary writing and contextualises these in both theoretical and practical terms. The extracts are accompanied by a summary of the key ideas and issues raised, questions to promote discussion and reflective practice, and annotated further reading lists to extend thinking. Taking a thematic approach and including a short introduction to each theme, the chapters cover: Analysing your own work as a music teacher; Concepts of musicality; Notions of musical development and progression; Pedagogies for teaching music musically; Music inside and outside the school; Formal, informal and non-formal approaches to music education; Productive methods of assessment and transition for music education; Creativity and music education; Supporting the gifted and talented in music; Using ICT within music education. Aimed at trainee and newly qualified teachers including those working towards Masters-level qualifications, as well practicing teachers, this accessible, but critically provocative text will be an essential resource for all teachers that wish to deepen their understanding of Music Education.



Teaching History

Teaching History Author Ian Phillips
ISBN-10 9781446245385
Release 2008-05-19
Pages 288
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Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book will help you develop into a reflective teacher of history. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills, the knowledge of what you are trying to achieve and why, and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons. The book shows you how to plan lessons, how to make the best use of resources and how to assess pupils' progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a history teacher. The book comes with access to a companion website, where you will find: - Videos of real lessons so you can see the skills discussed in the text in action - Transcripts from teachers and students that you can use as tools for reflection - Links to a range of sites that provide useful additional support - Extra planning and resource materials. If you are training to teach history, citizenship or social sciences this book will help you to improve your classroom performance by providing you with practical advice, and also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It provides examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at Masters level, essential for anyone undertaking an M-level PGCE. Ian Phillips is course leader for PGCE History (and Teaching and Learning Fellow) at Edge Hill University.



Debates in Music Teaching

Debates in Music Teaching Author Chris Philpott
ISBN-10 9781136303524
Release 2012-07-26
Pages 272
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Debates in Music Teaching encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in music education. It aims to introduce a critical approach to the central concepts and practices that have influenced major interventions and initiatives in music teaching, and supports the development of new ways of looking at ideas around teaching and learning in music. Accessible and comprehensive chapters will stimulate thinking and creativity in relation to theory and practice, and will facilitate readers in reaching their own informed judgements and rationalising their position with deep theoretical knowledge and understanding. Throughout the book, international experts in the field consider key issues including: the justification for music in the school curriculum partnerships in music education and the identity of the music teacher technology and conceptions of musicianship social justice and music education the place of diverse musical genres and traditions in the music curriculum critical thinking and music education autonomy and integrity for music in cross-curricular work the politics, sociology and philosophy of music education. Debates in Music Teaching is for all student and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of the subject. Including carefully annotated further reading and reflective questions to help shape research and writing, this collection stimulates critical and creative thinking in relation to contemporary debates within music education.



Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School

Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School Author Carolyn Cooke
ISBN-10 9781317219248
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 264
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This 3rd edition of Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School has been thoroughly revised to take account of the latest initiatives, research and scholarship in the field of music education, and the most recent changes to the curriculum. By focusing on overarching principles, it aims to develop reflective practitioners who will creatively and critically examine their own and others’ ideas about music education, and the ways in which children learn music. Providing an overview of contemporary issues in music teaching and learning from a range of perspectives, the book focuses on teaching music musically, and enables the reader to: place music education in its historical and social context consider the nature of musical knowledge and how teachers can facilitate their students to learn musically critically analyse the frameworks within which music teachers work develop an understanding of composing, performing and responding to music, as well as key issues such as creativity, individual needs and assessment examine aspects of music beyond the classroom and how effective links can be made between curriculum music and music outside of school. Including a range of case studies, tasks and reflections to help student teachers integrate the theory and practice of music education effectively, this new edition will provide invaluable support, guidance and challenges for teachers at all stages of their careers, as well as being a useful resource for teacher educators in a wide range of settings.



Learn to Read Music

Learn to Read Music Author Howard Shanet
ISBN-10 9780671210274
Release 1956
Pages 172
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A study of the fundamentals of reading musical notation that will teach the reader to read music in 4 hours



The Ultimate Guided Reading How To Book

The Ultimate Guided Reading How To Book Author Gail Saunders-Smith
ISBN-10 9781510701328
Release 2015-10-20
Pages 112
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Geared towards primary school teachers to understand the foundation for literacy development



The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning History

The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning History Author Richard Harris
ISBN-10 9781136472848
Release 2013-10-15
Pages 308
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The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning History draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential history education writers, representing a range of perspectives from leading classroom practitioners to academic researchers, and highlighting key debates surrounding a central range of issues affecting secondary History teachers. This book brings together key extracts from classic and contemporary writing and contextualises these in both theoretical and practical terms. Each extract is accompanied by an introduction, a summary of the key points and issues raised, questions to promote discussion and suggestions for further reading to extend thinking. Taking a thematic approach and including a short introduction to each theme, the chapters include: The purpose of history education; Pupil perspectives on history education; Assessment and progression in history; Inclusion in history; Diversity in history; Teaching difficult issues; Technology and history education; Change and continuity; Historical Interpretations; Professional development for history teachers. Aimed at trainee and newly qualified teachers including those working towards Masters level qualifications, as well as existing teachers, this accessible, but critically provocative text is an essential resource for those that wish to deepen their understanding of History Education.



Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School

Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School Author Carolyn Cooke
ISBN-10 9781317219248
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 264
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This 3rd edition of Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School has been thoroughly revised to take account of the latest initiatives, research and scholarship in the field of music education, and the most recent changes to the curriculum. By focusing on overarching principles, it aims to develop reflective practitioners who will creatively and critically examine their own and others’ ideas about music education, and the ways in which children learn music. Providing an overview of contemporary issues in music teaching and learning from a range of perspectives, the book focuses on teaching music musically, and enables the reader to: place music education in its historical and social context consider the nature of musical knowledge and how teachers can facilitate their students to learn musically critically analyse the frameworks within which music teachers work develop an understanding of composing, performing and responding to music, as well as key issues such as creativity, individual needs and assessment examine aspects of music beyond the classroom and how effective links can be made between curriculum music and music outside of school. Including a range of case studies, tasks and reflections to help student teachers integrate the theory and practice of music education effectively, this new edition will provide invaluable support, guidance and challenges for teachers at all stages of their careers, as well as being a useful resource for teacher educators in a wide range of settings.



Alfred s Self teaching Adult Piano Course

Alfred s Self teaching Adult Piano Course Author Willard A. Palmer
ISBN-10 0739052055
Release 2008
Pages 192
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Continuing the incredible popularity of Alfreds Basic Adult Piano Course, this new book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves. With the Study-Guide pages that have been added to introduce the music, its almost like having a piano teacher beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. Five bonus pieces have been added: At Last * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Laura * Over the Rainbow * Singin' in the Rain. Also included is a CD containing the piano part and an engaging arrangement for each of the 60 musical examples. 192 pages.



How to Teach Guided Reading Like a Boss

How to Teach Guided Reading Like a Boss Author Stephen Lockyer
ISBN-10 154421068X
Release 2017-03-05
Pages 58
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There are a multitude of problems with guided reading in its current state. From poor book choices, to lots of moving around in classroom, the key benefit or these sessions - to inspire a love of reading and understanding - has been eroded. What is unusual about many of these problems have evolved into their current awkward state. We are prone to do this in education, and less inclined to stop and consider why something might be broken. I think it's something we need to get more in the habit of doing if we are going to make real progress. This book sets out to correct this problem. Contained within is a blueprint for making your guided reading session really work, day after day, for any age group. More than that, it can be read in an hour, implemented in less than that and will save you hours over a teaching year.



Sourcebook for Research in Music Third Edition

Sourcebook for Research in Music  Third Edition Author Allen Scott
ISBN-10 9780253014566
Release 2015-06-01
Pages 518
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Since it was first published in 1993, the Sourcebook for Research in Music has become an invaluable resource in musical scholarship. The balance between depth of content and brevity of format makes it ideal for use as a textbook for students, a reference work for faculty and professional musicians, and as an aid for librarians. The introductory chapter includes a comprehensive list of bibliographical terms with definitions; bibliographic terms in German, French, and Italian; and the plan of the Library of Congress and the Dewey Decimal music classification systems. Integrating helpful commentary to instruct the reader on the scope and usefulness of specific items, this updated and expanded edition accounts for the rapid growth in new editions of standard works, in fields such as ethnomusicology, performance practice, women in music, popular music, education, business, and music technology. These enhancements to its already extensive bibliographies ensures that the Sourcebook will continue to be an indispensable reference for years to come.



MasterClass in Music Education

MasterClass in Music Education Author John Finney
ISBN-10 9781441130860
Release 2013-04-04
Pages 256
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A comprehensive guide to music education, ensuring a solid foundation for supporting effective learning and teaching.



Teaching and learning through inquiry

Teaching and learning through inquiry Author Virginia Snowden Lee
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060078865
Release 2004-09
Pages 285
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Inquiry-guided learning (IGL) refers to an array of classroom practices that promote student learning through guided and, increasingly independent investigation of complex questions and problems. Rather than teaching the results of others' investigations, which students learn passively, instructors assist students in mastering and learning through the process of active investigation itself. IGL develops critical thinking, independent inquiry, students' responsibility for their own learning and intellectual growth and maturity. The 1999 Boyer Commission Report emphasized the importance of establishing "a firm grounding in inquiry-based learning and communication of information and ideas". While this approach capitalizes on one of the key strengths of research universities, the expertise of its faculty in research, it is one that can be fruitfully adopted throughout higher education. North Carolina State University is at the forefront of the development and implementation of IGL both at the course level and as part of a successful faculty-led process of reform of undergraduate education in a complex research institution. This book documents and explores NCSU's IGL initiative from a variety of perspectives: how faculty arrived at their current understanding of inquiry-guided learning and how they have interpreted it at various levels -- the individual course, the major, the college, the university-wide program, and the undergraduate curriculum as a whole. The contributors show how IGL has been dovetailed with other complementary efforts and programs, and how they have assessed its impact. The book is divided into four parts, the first briefly summarizing the history of the initiative. Part Two, the largest section, describes how various instructors, departments, and colleges in a range of disciplines have interpreted inquiry-guided learning. It provides examples from disciplines as varied as ecology, engineering, foreign language learning, history, music, microbiology, physics and psychology. It also outlines the potential for even broader dissemination of inquiry-guided learning in the undergraduate curriculum as a whole. Part Three describes two inquiry-guided learning programs for first year students and the interesting ways in which NCSU's university-wide writing and speaking program and growing service learning program support inquiry-guided learning. Part Four documents how the institution has supported instructors (and how they have supported themselves) as well as the methods used to assess the impact of inquiry-guided learning on students, faculty, and the institution as a whole. The book has been written with three audiences in mind: instructors who want to use inquiry-guided learning in their classrooms, faculty developers considering supporting comparable efforts on their campuses, and administrators interested in managing similar undergraduate reform efforts. It will also appeal to instructors of courses in the administration of higher education who are looking for relevant case studies of reform. While this is a model successfully implemented at a research university, it is one that is relevant for all institutions of higher education.



My First Keyboard Learn to Play

My First Keyboard   Learn to Play Author Ben Parker
ISBN-10 1908707151
Release 2013-05-01
Pages 42
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"Aimed at complete beginners, children can easily follow the clear and simple diagrams and pictures to learn their first notes, play fun tunes and gain confidence playing their first Keyboard! This great beginner's book also provides a fantastic introduction to reading and playing music, includes a fun pull-out Wall Chart to help with practice, and will have kids playing their first tunes in no time! " --P. [4] of cover.



Word Matters

Word Matters Author Gay Su Pinnell
ISBN-10 0325000514
Release 1998
Pages 401
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Based on a "word solving" concept, offers information on designing and implementing a literacy program to help children learn about sounds, letters, and words.



Leveled Books K 8

Leveled Books  K 8 Author Irene C. Fountas
ISBN-10 UVA:X004906373
Release 2006
Pages 276
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Fountas & Pinnell take you through every aspect of leveled books from how to select and use them for different instructional purposes to prototype descriptions for fiction and nonfiction books at each level.



Balancing Reading Language Learning

Balancing Reading   Language Learning Author Mary Cappellini
ISBN-10 9781571103673
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 320
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Discusses ways to integrate reading instruction with language instruction and includes lessons that emphasize ongoing assessment and choosing appropriate books according to reading and language level.