Higher Education

Music in Childhood: From Preschool through the Elementary Grades, 4th Edition

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  • Patricia Shehan Campbell University of Washington
  • Carol Scott-Kassner
  • ISBN-10: 1285057473  |  ISBN-13: 9781285057477
  • 480 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $152.25
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About

Overview

MUSIC IN CHILDHOOD: FROM PRESCHOOL THROUGH THE ELEMENTARY GRADES presents contemporary theories and practices of music education, including strategies for developing pitch, vocal, rhythmic, instrumental, listening, movement, and creative responses in children. The text uses practical strategies, imaginative scenarios, and comprehensive examples from worldwide musical resources, helping to inspire the best possible teaching methods. Numerous lesson plans and educational materials, review questions, critical-thinking questions, projects, and references are found throughout the text to prepare students for their teaching career. In addition, new video segments show students in actual classroom settings, providing them with real-life examples of how key concepts are utilized in class. The text combines research and practical knowledge to give students an effective overview of teaching music in a classroom setting. Available with InfoTracĀ® Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Features and Benefits

  • All MUSIC IN CHILDHOOD: FROM PRESCHOOL THROUGH THE ELEMENTARY GRADES texts include access to the Music Education Resource Center, highlighting information about state education standards for student reference. The Music Education Resource Center also provides instructional materials for students, including unique new video segments that show students and teachers in an actual classroom setting.
  • Recordings of songs highlighted in the text also are featured in the Music Education Resource Center, giving students the opportunity to read and listen to key musical concepts.
  • The co-authors help students prepare for their careers in education by providing them with real-life examples that show how music techniques are utilized in the classroom.
  • Numerous lesson plans and curricula are featured, helping students learn to create their own plans suited to their unique classroom needs.
  • The Music Education Resource Center includes new video segments that show students in actual classrooms, giving them the visual tools to develop teaching strategies.
  • The authors describe and critique the three primary theoretical models of childhood music education and explore combining techniques of each to form new teaching models.
  • The text contains unparalleled coverage, including contemporary topics such as multiculturalism, technology, and meeting the needs of exceptional children.
  • "Scenarios", an end-of-chapter feature, places students in a theoretical classroom to help them better understand applications.

Table of Contents

Part I: THE MUSICAL CHILD.
1. Multiple Meanings of Music for Children.
2. From Theory to Practice in Teaching Music to Children.
3. Methods of Teaching Music to Children.
4. The Singing Child.
5. Pitch and the Child.
6. The Moving Child.
7. Rhythm and the Child.
8. The Playing Child.
9. The Listening Child.
10. The Creating Child.
Part II: THE FACILITATING TEACHER.
11. Motivation and Management.
12. Curriculum Design.
13. Assessment and Evaluation.
14. Music in an Integrated Curriculum.
15. Music, Children, and Cultural Diversity.
16. Music for Exceptional Children.

What's New

  • Three new box types appear throughout the chapters: 1) Adapting Instruction for Various Needs (such as sensory, behavioral, mobility or hearing impairment, autism spectrum, and gifted); 2) Accomplishing Multiple Music Standards (through singing, through moving, through playing, and so on); and 3) Technology for Teaching and Learning (related to singing, to music, to movement, and so on). These tech boxes refer to the Companion Website, providing a multitude of music- and technology-related resources.
  • Thirty-eight new songs have been introduced in this edition, and recordings (supplied as MP3 files) have been especially made for this edition.
  • Every chapter is updated with late-breaking ideas on musical content and method.
  • There are new model lessons, illustrations of experiences in conceptual understanding, and exercises for skill development.
  • Chapter 17 (Technology for Music Instruction) has been removed from the printed book and completely revised for the website.
  • A two-color interior design enhances the pedagogy and appearance.
  • InfoTracĀ® Student Collections are specialized databases expertly drawn from the Gale Academic One library. Each InfoTracĀ® Student Collection enhances the student learning experience in the specific course area related to the product. These specialized databases allow access to hundreds of scholarly and popular publications - all reliable sources - including journals, encyclopedias, and academic reports. Learn more and access at: http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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Instructor Supplements

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285159837 | ISBN-13: 9781285159836)

The online resource center provides a wealth of resources for the music education student and includes professionally produced audio files of over 60 songs from the text. This edition contains many new songs, including some from Latino cultures. You can download the files to any MP3 player or computer, which not only helps you become familiar with the music but also gives you a head start on creating your own music library. In addition, new video segments show students in the classroom setting, providing future educators with real-life example of how these techniques are utilized in class.

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Premium Web Site Instant Access Code Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285159837 | ISBN-13: 9781285159836)

The online resource center provides a wealth of resources for the music education student and includes professionally produced audio files of over 60 songs from the text. This edition contains many new songs, including some from Latino cultures. You can download the files to any MP3 player or computer, which not only helps you become familiar with the music but also gives you a head start on creating your own music library. In addition, new video segments show students in the classroom setting, providing future educators with real-life example of how these techniques are utilized in class.

List Price = $51.00  | CengageBrain Price = $51.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $51.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Patricia Shehan Campbell

Patricia Shehan Campbell is a professor of music at the University of Washington. She is a certified teacher of the Dalcroze Eurhythmics and has lectured and published widely on music, children, and pedagogy. She is author of TEACHING MUSIC GLOBALLY, SONGS IN THEIR HEADS, and LESSONS FROM THE WORLD.

Carol Scott-Kassner

Carol Scott-Kassner is a writer and consultant in Music Education. An expert in the musical growth of young children, she has written and spoken extensively on that topic. She is co-author of WORLD OF MUSIC and the MUSIC CONNECTION and MAKING MUSIC series of textbooks for kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade.