Making Music in the Primary School: Whole Class Instrumental and Vocal Teaching by Nick BeachMaking Music in the Primary School: Whole Class Instrumental and Vocal Teaching by Nick Beach

Making Music in the Primary School: Whole Class Instrumental and Vocal Teaching

EditorNick Beach, Julie Evans, Gary Spruce

Paperback | February 2, 2011

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Making Music in the Primary Schoolis an essential guide for all student and practising primary school teachers, instrumental teachers and community musicians involved in music with children. It explores teaching and learning music with the whole class and provides a framework for successful musical experiences with large groups of children.

Striking the perfect balance between theory and practice, this invaluable text includes case studies and exemplars, carefully designed activities to try out in the classroom, as well as a range of tried-and-tested teaching strategies to help you support and develop children's musical experience in the classroom.

Grounded within a practical, philosophical and theoretical framework, the book is structured around the four key principles that underpin effective music teaching and experience:

  • Integration ' how can we join up children's musical experiences?
  • Creativity ' how can we support children's musical exploration?
  • Access and Inclusion ' how can we provide a relevant experience for every child?
  • Collaboration ' how might we work together to achieve these aims?

Written in a clear, accessible and engaging style,Making Music in the Primary Schoolwill give you all the confidence you need when working with whole classes, whatever your musical or teaching background.

Nick Beachis Deputy Director of Performing and Creative Arts, Trinity College London, UKJulie Evansis 7-14 and 11-18 PGCE Music Course Leader, Canterbury Christ Church University, UKGary Spruceis Senior Lecturer in Education with responsibility for Music ITT, The Open University, UK
Title:Making Music in the Primary School: Whole Class Instrumental and Vocal TeachingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.68 inPublished:February 2, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415561302

ISBN - 13:9780415561303

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Table of Contents

List of figures and tables  Contributors  Foreword Margaret Griffiths  Introduction Part 1: Setting the context 1. How did we get here? The historical and social context of whole class instrumental and vocal teachingJulie Evans  2. The Contemporary context of whole class instrumental and vocal teachingJulie Evans  Part 2: Access and Inclusion:Setting the SceneGary Spruce 3. The developing musicianLis McCullough  4. Promoting an inclusive musicCarolyn Cooke  5. Musical styles, genres and traditions: Creating a global musical heritageKatherine Zeserson  6. Including those with special educational needs: 'Whole' class instrumental and vocal teachingSally Zimmerman Part 3: Integration:Setting the SceneGary Spruce  7. Adopting an integrated approach to musical learning in whole class instrumental and vocal lessonsFrancesca Matthews  8. An integrated approach to whole class vocal workVanessa Young 9. An integrated approach to music in the curriculumChris Harrison Part 4: Creativity:Setting the SceneNick Beach  10. The creative processMedeleine Casson  11. Creativity and instrumental skills developmentNick Beach  12. Realising creative developmentPhilippa Bunting Part 5: Collaboration:Setting the SceneJulie Evans  13. Collaborative music teaching and learning with partners beyond the schoolTim Palmer with Julie Evans and Gary Spruce  14. A collaborative approach to planning, teaching and learningRita Burt  Part 6: Assessing, Evaluating and Reflecting  15. Assessing, evaluating and reflectingChris Philpott