& Techniques 2. Creative
Expression 3. Critical
Fall 2013 - Guest Speaker Dr. D'Anne Barrow
ATU Music 4Kids
Blog - 2013 students post projects to share with the
Songs, Games, & Activities
Arkansas Music Curriculum - Frameworks -
FineArts K-8 (Word)
National Standards K-4 5-8 9-12
A good example of an elementary curriculum: PDF
Note sections on jazz, recorder, etc.
Music Education Organizations and
II help -
Study Guide (big pdf file) & 1 2 3
4 workpage Praxis - from ETS
You must take the Music Content and Instruction section
#0114 - beginning September 1, 2012. Cut score of 162.
PLT - You MUST take either 20621,
20623 and 20624
DO NOT TAKE K-6
Take the PLT during internship! Do not wait! No PLT=No Job.
- Teacher Licensure
From an ASBOA job announcement ... "Qualifications
include Teacher’s Certification in Instrumental Music, confident
public relations skills, organized office/classroom management
skills, successful leadership skills, effective communication
skills, and a strong enthusiasm for working with young people and
a true passion for teaching music."
CMENC October 29, 2009
NEW 2011 - J.W.Pepper
video on Copyright - link
The United States Copyright Law
Flash & http://www.umuc.edu/library/copy.html HS Copyright Lesson
Music for Exceptional Children
Photos of Dover Hat Parade - more at Interns
TaskStream Lesson Format
Rhythm- beat, accent, duration, and meter.
Melody - pitch, range, intervals, keys.
Harmony - intervals, chords.
Form - binary, ternary form.
Texture, Timbre, Tempo, & Dynamics
|Understand relative minor
Know major and minor chords
Like classical music
|Define relative minor
scales in writing
Generate (play) major and minor chords
Identify the form of a selected piece
“If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time”. Author unknown
“You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” Yogi Berra
"You teach on your feet and plan in your seat." Author unknown
"You get what you get and don't pitch a fit." Callie
S L I C R M -
History Month (February)
Asian & Pacific
American Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) (http://www.menc.org/guides/hhmonth/hhmain.html),
Listening Lessons: Can help teach ... form, a musical concept, bio (Django), inspiration, etc.... Examples...
Duke Ellington http://dellington.org/lessons/lesson01.html
Connection-Popular Music Connecting
Pachelbel, Beethoven, and Mussorgsky
to Disco and Rap
|Move & Groove -||Rhythm
Tih, tah, toh lesson
Rhythmic Patterns - lesson
|Social Studies & Music||Math & Music||Science & Music|
|Growth and Development
"Each teacher stands before the class as an example of human potential and striving." source
NAfME - MENC - Comprehensive Musicianship ArtsPROPEL
Orff Kodály Suzuki Dalcroze
Who was Lowell Mason? MMCP?