In Kodály Today, Mícheál Houlahan and Philip Tacka offer an expertly-researched, thorough, and - most importantly - practical approach to transforming curriculum goals into tangible, achievable musical objectives and effective lesson plans. Their model - grounded in the latest research in music perception and cognition - outlines the concrete practices behind constructing effective teaching portfolios, selecting engaging music repertoire for the classroom, and teaching musicianship skills successfully to elementary students of all degrees of proficiency. Addressing the most important questions in creating and teaching Kodály-based programs, Houlahan and Tacka write through a practical lens, presenting a clear picture of how the teaching and learning processes go hand-in-hand. Their innovative approach was designed through a close, six-year collaboration between music instructors and researchers, and offers teachers an easily-followed, step-by-step roadmap for developing students' musical understanding and metacognition skills. A comprehensive resource in the realm of elementary music education, this book is a valuable reference for all in-service music educators, music supervisors, and students and instructors in music education.
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This thorough, intensive and, above all, elegantly practical approach to understanding and applying its tried-and-tested tenets will prove a boon to teacher and studnets alike ( Music Teacher)
The inclusion of 140 pages of exhaustively detailed song lists and lesson and monthly plans is a reason in itself to buy this invaluable book. ( Michael Quinn, Music Teacher)
In Kodaly Today, the authors offer most thorough and practical approach to transforming curriculum goals into objective and effective lesson plans. ( David Martin Piano Professionals)
The authors have developed a text that incorporates appropriate musical material and sound teaching strategies for presenting this material to students. Grade level goals, objectives, and strategies are outlined in great detail, and these materials would prove extremely valuable to a music teacher. I also appreciate the inclusion of learning theorists from the education community at large. All in all, this is a very practical text. ( Brent M. Gault, Ph. D., Indiana University Jacobs School of Music)
Mícheál Houlahan is Professor of Music Theory at Millersville University. He holds a Kodály Diploma from the Franz Liszt Academy - Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute in Budapest and from the Kodály Center of America. Philip Tacka is Professor of Music at Millersville University. He holds a Kodály Diploma from the Franz Liszt Academy - Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute in Budapest and from the Kodály Center of America. Both authors have lectured internationally on music theory, education and Kodály studies.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110195314093
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0195314093
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction 1. Constructing a Teaching Portfolio 2. Kodaly Concept of Music Education 3. Children as Stewards of Their Cultural and Musical Heritage 4. Children as Performers 5. Children as Critical Thinkers 6. From Sound to Symbol A New Learning Theory Model 7. Developing Musicianship Skills 8. Teaching Strategies for Rhythmic and Melodic Musical Elements 9. Sequencing and Lesson Planning 10. Teaching Musicianship Skills to Older Beginners 11. Evaluation and Assessment 12. Endnotes 13. Appendix for Chapter 2 14. Appendix for Chapter 3 15. Appendix for Chapter 5 16. Appendix for Chapter 7. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0195314093
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0195314093