For one-semester, undergraduate-level courses in Music for Children, Music in the Elementary School, Music in Childhood, Elementary Classroom Music, Elementary Music Methods.
The Musical Classroom provides everything needed to teach the course is under one cover-music fundamentals, strategies for teaching music in the elementary classroom, over 170 songs, the National Standards for Music Education, and instruction for the guitar, recorder, and piano.
Story: The authors wrote this text to provide a text for future elementary classroom teachers who have little or no music background; have not taken a college music fundamentals class; and will most likely only take this one course in music and need to learn backgrounds about elementary music teaching while they develop skills and understanding themselves.
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Patricia Hackett is Professor of Music Emerita at San Francisco State University. She is the author of The Melody Book: 300 Selections from the World of Music for Piano, Guitar, Autoharp, Recorder, and Voice, Third Edition (Prentice Hall, 1998). Professor Hackett has taught classroom, choral, and keyboard music from elementary through university levels in California, Washington, and Michigan. She has served as a clinician and choral adjudicator in the United States, Japan, and Europe. Her special fields of study included keyboard and choral music, the child voice, and music of Native Americans.
Carolynn A. Lindeman is Professor of Music at San Francisco State University and past president of MENG: The National Association for Music Education. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Society for Music Education. Before college teaching, she taught and coordinated elementary classroom music programs. Active as a speaker and clinician, she has given presentations throughout the United States and in Canada, Europe, Southeast Asia, Mexico, Israel, and South Africa. Dr. Lindeman is the author of PianoLab: An Introduction to Class Piano, Fifth Edition (Wadsworth, 2004) and more than fifty articles in professional journals. She was a member of the National Standards for Music Education Task Force and served as series editor for 16 publications (MENC,19952003) related to implementing and assessing the national standards.From the Back Cover:
With the help of The Musical Classroom, students can develop the understandings and skills they need to teach elementary school music. This market-leading text is a comprehensive resource providing backgrounds for teaching music and learning the Autoharp, recorder, guitar, baritone ukulele, and keyboard The forty-seven model experiences for teaching music (kindergarten through grade five) are the centerpiece to the success of this user-friendly book.Special features in the Sixth Edition:
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. 7. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131346032
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131346032
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. No binding. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-133-23-4139104