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How to teach Secondary Music presents 100 inspiring ideas to support every aspect of music teaching in secondary schools. The ideas are concise, easy to implement and tackle everything aspect of music teaching.
In this invaluable handbook for teachers, the authors present 100 inspiring ideas to support every aspect of music teaching in secondary schools - from lesson planning, behaviour management, and recordings through to ensembles, music tours and examinations.
Spanning Key Stage 3 to A-Level, How to teach Secondary Music provides fresh and inspiring ways to invigorate music in your classroom and in the wider school.
The How To Teach series offers anyone involved in music education a kaleidoscope of quick and practical ideas, tips, advice and activities to improve specific areas of their teaching - all presented in an accessible, ‘dip in’ format.
- ‘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
- ‘What the one hundred ideas communicate is the living dynamic of a music department buzzing with ideas, action and above all else music making that has meaning and purpose. And here generously shared in a way that secondary school music teachers will immediately identify with … [A]n exceptionally comprehensive resource that will help sustain readers through their own ongoing search for a worthwhile music education. The authors are to be congratulated on creating what is an original contribution to the vitality of music in the secondary school.’John Finney, former Senior Lecturer in Music Education at the University of Cambridge