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Teaching music in the secondary schools

Author: Charles R Hoffer
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Thomson Learning, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"What's the best way to teach a song to a seventh-grade general music class? How are CD-ROMs, the Web, and other new technologies used in teaching music? What are some important guidelines for staging a live performance? How do you help your students sing in tune? It's answers to practical questions like these that have made this book the most popular text and reference available today for aspiring and current music  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoffer, Charles R.
Teaching music in the secondary schools.
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Thomson Learning, ©2001
(OCoLC)621873076
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Hoffer
ISBN: 0534516556 9780534516550
OCLC Number: 43929668
Notes: "Instructional computer and video materials"--Page 271-273.
Description: xix, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Nature and Rewards of Music Teaching --
The Importance of Personal Experience --
The Joy of Teaching Music --
The Teaching Process --
The Components of Teaching Music --
Why Have Music in the Schools? --
What Should Be Taught in Music Classes and Rehearsals? --
How Should Music Be Taught? --
To Whom Is Music Being Taught? --
What Are the Results? --
The School Music Teacher --
Personality and Ego --
Personal Characteristics --
The Importance of Being Yourself --
Personal Efficiency --
Relations with Professional Colleagues --
No One Is Successful with All Students All the Time --
Is Music Teaching for You? --
The Need for Continued Growth --
Why Teach Music? --
The Importance of Music in the Schools --
The Importance of Music --
Existing Is Not the Same as Living --
Aesthetic Experiences --
Characteristics --
The Need for Instruction --
Support for Music in the Schools --
Nonmusical Reasons for Music --
Improving Mental Capabilities --
Group Activities --
Avocational Value --
What: The Subject Matter of Music --
The Secondary School Music Curriculum --
Learning in Music --
Musical Syntax --
Musical Works --
Intellectual Understandings --
Concepts --
Way of Thinking --
Creative Process --
Skills and Activities --
Attitudes --
Selecting Content --
Guidelines --
Educational --
Valid --
Fundamental --
Representative --
Contemporary --
Relevant --
Meaningful --
Learnable --
Areas of Study in the Music Curriculum --
Nonperforming Classes --
Performing Ensembles and Classes --
Types of Performing Groups.
Responsibility: Charles R. Hoffer.

Abstract:

"What's the best way to teach a song to a seventh-grade general music class? How are CD-ROMs, the Web, and other new technologies used in teaching music? What are some important guidelines for staging a live performance? How do you help your students sing in tune? It's answers to practical questions like these that have made this book the most popular text and reference available today for aspiring and current music teachers."--Jacket.
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