Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students by Kevin MixonReaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students by Kevin Mixon

Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students

byKevin Mixon

Paperback | June 24, 2011

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Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students draws from credible research and established approaches to offer practical applications for the variety of music classrooms teachers face today, many of which are not ideal. Kevin Mixon shares successful techniques for recruiting and retention, garnering program support, teaching for diverse learning styles and exceptional students, classroom management, and teaching notation, composition, and improvisation. This expanded second edition adds practical advice on reading rhythm notation, teacher feedback, home visits, community building, and establishing positive relationships_with even the most challenging students. Mixon demonstrates that fostering respect and going the extra mile are rewarding for students, parents, and teachers alike.
Kevin Mixon has taught in varied urban, rural, and suburban environments. His ensembles consistently receive the highest ratings at festivals and are widely recognized for achievement. He publishes and presents regularly on several topics related to music education, and his growing list of published compositions for band and orchestra ...
Title:Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music StudentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.33 × 6.47 × 0.48 inPublished:June 24, 2011Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607099071

ISBN - 13:9781607099079

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword to the Second Edition Chapter 2 Foreword Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Introduction: New Perspectives Chapter 5 1 Getting Students Started Chapter 6 2 Maintaining Interest Chapter 7 3 Gaining Support Chapter 8 4 Time and Student Management Chapter 9 5 Multisensory Teaching Chapter 10 6 Including Exceptional Learners Chapter 11 7 Introducing Notation Chapter 12 8 Improvisation and Composition

Editorial Reviews

Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students is a much-needed text that addresses the specific needs of those who teach music in difficult circumstances. Guiding teachers through the complexities of today's classroom realities, Mixon shares proven instructional strategies to produce music programs of merit, particularly in urban settings. University methods courses should put this book at the top of their reading list.