“Inner city school added six hours of music a week for every student – school is now in top 10% nationally in reading writing and math; 74% of kids met nations reading standard, higher than national standard, “
As you know, I LOVE to have the audience as involved as possible. I am trying to think of advice for a friend to switch up the… Read more “Splash Zones at a Concert?!?!”
The third school that really struck me was the most frustrating. It was a group of students from a poor school. So many of their issues had to do with crummy instruments, an unfortunate lacking of a bass player, and just poor circumstances. This was really ugly and frustrating. And so… I decided to write about it…
Recognizing the need for an authentic classroom setting, Crane created a model classroom in which all of her students practiced music teaching. This classroom gave students the balance between musicianship and educational pedagogy which she sought. Crane’s beliefs on Music Education are still prevalent today.
extracurricular activities, contrary to many beliefs of the past, actually increase students’ social and academic self-concept, aspirations, homework, academics, and even college entrance
Just yesterday, I read an article on all state musicians’ attitudes toward majoring in music education. It was a really great article and led me to some… Read more “Qualified or Able: A Music Ed Advocate’s Struggle”