Compassionate Music Teaching: A Framework for Motivation and Engagement in the 21st Century

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - The book is dedicated to exploring those conditions that help students not only to learn, but also to grow, and freely express—and become compassionate musicians, performers, thrive, teachers, and people as well. Compassionate music teaching provides a framework for music teaching in the 21st century by outlining qualities, skills, and approaches to meet the needs of a unique and increasingly diverse generation of students.

The text focuses on how six qualities of compassion trust, empathy, and authentic connection have made an impact in human lives, inclusion, community, patience, and how these qualities might relate to the practices of caring and committed music teachers. Each chapter is addressed from multiple perspectives, sociology, education, including: research in music, psychology, and related fields; insights from various students and teachers across the United States; and an in-depth study of five music teachers who represent a broad range of genres, student ages, and pedagogical approaches.

Compassionate Music Teaching: A Framework for Motivation and Engagement in the 21st Century - This book bridges the worlds of research and practice, discussing cutting-edge topics while also offering practical strategies that can be used immediately in music studios and classrooms.

Remixing the Classroom: Toward an Open Philosophy of Music Education Counterpoints: Music and Education

Indiana University Press - In this way, the formal study of music turns from an education in teacher-directed craft and moves into much larger and more complicated fields of exploration. By providing examples across the arts and humanities, changing, Allsup promotes a vision of education that is open, and adventurous at heart. He contends that the imperative of growth at the core of all teaching and learning relationships is made richer, though less certain, when it is fused with a student's self-initiated quest.

. Through vivid stories and evocative prose, Randall Everett Allsup advocates for an open, quest-driven teaching model that has repercussions for music education and the humanities more generally. Indiana University Press. In a delightfully self-conscious philosophical "mash-up, " Randall Everett Allsup provides alternatives for the traditional master-apprentice teaching model that has characterized music education.

Teaching Strings in Today's Classroom

Routledge - In two parts, the text addresses the unique context that is teaching strings, a practice with its own objectives and related teaching strategies. Part ii understanding fingerings provides clear guidance for understanding basic finger patterns, positions, and the creation of logical fingerings. Part i foundations of teaching and learning string instruments first presents an overview of the string teaching environment, encouraging the reader to consider how context impacts teaching, followed by practical discussions of instrument sizing and position, articulation, chapters on the development of each hand, and instruction for best practices concerning tone production, and bowing guidelines.

It introduces readers to the school orchestra environment, presents the foundational concepts needed to teach strings, and provides opportunities for the reader to apply this information. Teaching strings in today’s classroom: A Guide for Group Instruction assists music education students, in-service teachers, and performers to realize their goals of becoming effective string educators.

Teaching Strings in Today's Classroom - . Accompanying videos can be accessed via the author's website: www. Teachingstrings. Online Indiana University Press. Teaching strings in today’s classroom contains pedagogical information, and an online virtual teaching environment with twelve interactive tutorials, performance activities, three for each of the four string instruments.

String fingerings are abstract and thus difficult to negotiate without years of playing experience―these chapters and their corresponding interactive online tutorials distill the content knowledge required to understand string fingerings in a way that non-string players can understand and use.

Music Education and Social Emotional Learning

G I A Pubns 1622772334 - For every child to be successful in the music classroom, teachers need to be aware of the whole student. Music educators are in a prime position to help students become socially and emotionally competent while at the same time develop excellent musicianship. Indiana University Press. How do music educators create success when students every day struggle with social awareness, bullying, and general music classroom at all levels, instrumental, communication, problem solving, and other challenges? This pioneering book by Scott Edgar addresses how music educators can utilize Social Emotional Learning SEL to maximize learning in the choral, and at the same time support a student s social and emotional growth.

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

Routledge - Routledge. It is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning. Culturally responsive teaching in Music Education presents teaching methods that are responsive to how different culturally specific knowledge bases impact learning. Culturally responsive teaching in music education is an effort to answer the question: how can i teach music to my students in a way that is culturally responsive? This book serves several purposes, by: • Offering theoretical/philosophical frameworks of social justice • Providing practical examples of transferring theory into practice in music education • Illustrating culturally responsive pedagogy within the classroom • Demonstrating the connection of culturally responsive teaching to the school and larger community Indiana University Press.

Designed to be a supplementary resource for teachers of undergraduate and graduate music education courses, the book provides examples in the context of music education, with theories presented in Section I and a review of teaching applications in Section II.

Intelligent Music Teaching: Essays on the Core Principles of Effective Instruction

Learning and Behavior Resources - Routledge. In this collection of insightful essays, the author describes fundamental principles of human learning in the context of teaching music. Written in an engaging, the individual essays outline the elements of intelligent, conversational style, creative teaching. Indiana University Press. Duke effectively explains how teachers can meet the needs of individual students from a wide range of abilities by understanding more deeply how people learn.

Teachers and interested parents alike will benefit from this informative and highly readable book.

Responsive Classroom for Music, Art, PE, and Other Special Areas

Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. - Responsive classroom practices have helped thousands of special area teachers for more than 30 years. You'll learn how to:open and close each period in calm, orderly waysSet students up for success by modeling and practicing skills and routinesUse positive teacher languageEngage students more deeplyRefocus and recharge students with quick, fun, movement breaksRespond to misbehavior to get students back to learning Indiana University Press.

Here you'll find practical suggestions, charts, planners, and examples from experienced special area teachers who use Responsive Classroom practices every day. Routledge.

Yes, You Can! Survival Guide for Teaching Strings

Carl Fischer Music - Routledge. Yes, you can! is a practical guide for teaching the essential techniques of orchestral string instruments and is especially useful if you are coming into teaching strings from another discipline, such as band or choir. If you are already a string specialist, you will find this an indispensable resource guide that presents the pedagogical techniques of teaching string instruments in a concise, easy to understand format Indiana University Press.

The guide carefully describes techniques and compares them to knowledge you already have so that you will feel confident in presenting these concepts to students.

The Squiggle

Dragonfly Books - What magic can be found in a piece of string?  The magic of a million incarnations--when the string is found by an imaginative little girl who spies it on the sidewalk. Slither, slish--it could be the dance of a scaly dragon. Or, push-a-pat--the top of the Great Wall of China. Unique illustrations, transform the simple thread into fireworks, inspired by Asian brush-stroke paintings, thunderclouds, and even the moon.

Indiana University Press. Routledge.

Performance Anxiety Strategies: A Musician's Guide to Managing Stage Fright

Rl - The authors present relevant and noteworthy research and insight into many kinds of therapies, including holistic, cognitive and behavioral therapies, exposure, and medicinal treatments. Routledge. Indiana University Press. Performance anxiety strategies: a musician's Guide to Managing Stage Fright offers readers an approachable, comprehensive reference guide to the current research on music performance anxiety and stage fright therapies.

. Each chapter also features self-guided activities and journaling exercises, words of wisdom from established performing artists and athletes, and suggestions for music teachers.

Guide to Score Study for the Wind Band Conductor

Meredith Music - Indiana University Press. Used book in Good Condition. This outstanding "one-of-a-kind" text was designed to assist the conductor in achieving a personal interpretation of music. Meredith Music Resource. Routledge.