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Growing musicians : teaching music in middle school and beyond

Author: Bridget Sweet
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond focuses on teaching adolescents within the context of a music classroom, regardless of content area (orchestra, band, choir, or general music). It provides a look at the importance of music courses in the lives of adolescents as they navigate the path between being a child and an adult. As every music student is completely unique, there is no  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Sweet
ISBN: 99780199372065 9780199372072 0199372071 9780199372065 0199372063
OCLC Number: 908935235
Description: xix, 183 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The adolescent musician. Characteristics to consider ; Navigating identity ; Self-esteem ; Digest --
The music teacher. Teaching young adolescents ; Roles of the music teacher ; ☹ and ☺ experiences with teaching adolescent musicians ; Digest --
Cultivating music classroom climate. Acknowledging student diversity ; Safe places ; Digest & Follow-up activities --
Establishing the framework for successful music classes. Flexibility within structure ; Classroom management and discipline ; Digest --
The humanity of teaching music. S.P.A.M. : singing produces awesome miracles ; Random acts of kindness ; Empathy ; Digest --
Humor in the music classroom. Humorous people ; Humor as a teaching tactic ; Digest ; Discussion questions --
Appendix A. Teacher participant extended bios.
Responsibility: Bridget Sweet.

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Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond focuses on teaching adolescents within the context of a music classroom. It considers the impact of music education on adolescents as  Read more...

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