- Subject index
The book will give teachers of all grade levels specific ways to use music in the classroom to raise mood, manage energy levels, increase engagement and focus, and help students more effectively process content for long-term memory storage – all resulting in increased learning and ultimately, increased test scores. This book provides all the knowledge a teacher needs to start using music effectively in the classroom, including the full spectrum of appropriate classroom uses, the research that supports each use, and specific strategies for implementation. In addition, the book offers long lists of field-tested songs for each use.
Chapter 9: Putting it All together: Policies and Procedures, Hardware and Software, Planning and Implementation
Putting it All together: Policies and Procedures, Hardware and Software, Planning and Implementation
What It is
To this point, you've read about each use of music in the classroom in a separate chapter. Now that you have seen each use separately, it's time to step back and look at the big picture. The question before us here is, “What does the daily, flexible, integrated use of music in the classroom look like?” To answer this question, we need to address a number of issues you may have been wondering about. For example, “Do I need to think about policy issues and procedures? What about ...