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Inspiring ideas - How to Teach Composition in the Secondary Classroom : 50 inspiring ideas

Author: Rachel Shapey, Prepared for publication by Collins Music
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 28-05-2021
ISBN: 978-0-00-841290-6
Pages: 64

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How to teach Composition in the secondary classroom presents 50 creative ideas to support every aspect of composing in secondary schools.

The ideas are concise, easy to implement and tackle everything from starters and plenaries, inspiration and project ideas to composition techniques, technology and assessment. This practical handbook provides fresh and inspiring ways to invigorate composition in the classroom and beyond.

  • ‘This is a book for music teachers, written by two expert practitioners, who live and breathe classroom music. It is firmly rooted in everyday practice, but at the same time invites the reader to think, as well as act. It contains numerous practical ideas honed in the daily professional work of the music class. There will be something here for every music teacher to do, as well as to reflect on. This book should be on every music teacher’s reading list! It would also be helpful to share with SLT as to why music is different from other subjects.’Martin Fautley, Professor of Education at Birmingham City University
  • ”'Read this book to put yourself in a vibrant music department with two of our finest music teachers. This book combines stimulating ideas for classroom use and ways of supporting students”musical development beyond the classroom. Everyone involved in music education will find much of value in these pages and ideas they are sure to want to make their own. Recommended!’David Ashworth, Music Education Consultant