Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom explores approaches to teaching popular music from culturally rich communities in the United States. Students in the course will learn teaching methods that engage youth with the basics of improvisation, technology, songwriting, arranging film score, and writing to the strengths of small bands. The course models how to integrate principles of authentic cultural relevance and positive youth development with contemporary music instruction, while providing tools for assessing and documenting learning and program progress.
This course is part of the Music Education for Teachers Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Employ techniques that teach improvisation in blues and jazz music
Employ approaches that teach youth the basic principles of songwriting
Engage in the use of social cultural contexts in all aspects of instruction
Explore multiple uses of technologies for music making
Skills you will gain
- classroom management
- Curriculum Design
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to Teaching Popular Music!
Conversations Through Sound: Improvisation, Listening, and Cultural Contexts
Arranging Music with Interactive Media Tools
Making the Band: From Modeling to Informal Learning
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TOP REVIEWS FROM TEACHING POPULAR MUSIC IN THE CLASSROOM
we should have one on one vedio lessons with the tutors inorder to achieve even better learning process and also guidance.
This is a great course for any performing musician looking to get into the classroom.
Very helpful for me as a music teacher who teach in a large number of studetns's class. An definitely upgrade!
A well-thought-out course that dwells into the formalization of the music education ecosystem with assessments, technology, and lesson objectives.
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