Music in Childhood: Enhanced Edition

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Cengage Learning, May 11, 2009 - Music - 480 pages
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Coauthors Campbell and Scott-Kassner have created an inspirational, informative text that provides music education students with the necessary tools to excel in their future classrooms. MUSIC IN CHILDHOOD: MULTIMEDIA UPDATE presents contemporary theories and practices of music education, including strategies for developing pitch, vocal, rhythmic, instrumental, listening, movement, and eliciting creative responses in children. The text uses practical strategies, imaginative scenarios, and comprehensive examples from worldwide musical resources, helping to inspire the best possible teaching methods. Numerous lesson plans and educational materials, review questions, critical-thinking questions, projects, and references are found throughout the text to prepare students for their teaching career. In addition, new video segments show students in actual classroom settings, providing them with real-life examples of how key concepts are utilized in class. MUSIC IN CHILDHOOD: MULTIMEDIA UPDATE combines research and practical knowledge to give students an effective overview on teaching music in a classroom setting.
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Patricia Shehan Campbell is a professor of music at the University of Washington. She is a certified teacher of the Dalcroze Eurhythmics and has lectured and published widely on music, children, and pedagogy. She is author of TEACHING MUSIC GLOBALLY, SONGS IN THEIR HEADS, and LESSONS FROM THE WORLD.

Carol Scott-Kassner is a writer and consultant in Music Education. An expert in the musical growth of young children, she has written and spoken extensively on that topic. She is co-author of WORLD OF MUSIC and the MUSIC CONNECTION and MAKING MUSIC series of textbooks for kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade.

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