Designed to support teachers in developing new strategies and pedagogies for teaching music, and for teacher education students requiring a comprehensive overview of the subject, Teaching Secondary Music provides a modern and accessible of key issues in music education at secondary level.
Focusing on the nature of musical understanding and how to facilitate and assess musical progress, the editors bring together a team of experienced music educators leading the program of support for the secondary curriculum.
Supported with practical examples, case studies and resources exploring effective practice, Teaching Secondary Music covers the key concepts and approaches which underpin good practice in secondary music education. These include:
How music relates to other curriculum subjects; Ways of implementing newer aspects of the curriculum; The music industry and intellectual property rights; Working with a range of musicians; Using ICT as a tool for musical performance; Developing musical leadership
This book is essential reading for PGCE Secondary music specialists and practicing music teachers.
Establishing Music in the Classroom
This section looks in greater detail at the Range and Content and the Curriculum Opportunities sections of the secondary curriculum for music, particularly focusing on those aspects which are new. The aim here is to explore how these aspects might be approached in practice. These chapters will outline examples and case studies and also recommend resources which are useful in helping teachers to implement these aspects of the curriculum.[Page 50]