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.

The Key Concepts for Musical Teaching

The Key Concepts for Musical Teaching
The key concepts for musical teaching
Music for All

We believe that the study of music should be a central part of every child's education. This opening chapter explores some of the reasons for this statement in light of recent changes to the National Curriculum in the United Kingdom. It argues for an approach to music education that is built around young people being actively involved in their learning. It will focus on five key themes or concepts that all music educators, whether working in a school, community or instrumental setting, could apply to their teaching and use to help plan a quality experience for their students.

Why should Music be for All?

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