Music Teaching Theorists
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Applying the basic principles of language acquisition to the learning of music- called the "mother tongue approach." High parent involvement
The study of music through movement, or "eurhythmics." Three branches include eurhythmics, solfege, and improvisation
Uses hand signs to show tonal relationships, moveable "do," interval sequencing by grade level, integrate folk songs into learning
Offers potential for active and creative music making by all students. Builds musicianship by singing, playing instruments (keyboard instruments), speech & movement. "Active music making" is at the core of this philosophy, and the child's natural sense of play is encouraged.
Music Learning Theory
Edwin Gordon- a comprehensive method for teaching Audiation
Stresses the development of competencies in creating music, performing music, and critical music analysis; the integration of content and musical experiences; the students' active involvement in the application of concepts w/ an emphasis on music making and discovery.
A theory on movement that began with dancers. Human movement is categorized into 4 parts:
Movement is the basis for musical comprehension and understanding. One central focus is helping children learn how to fell and maintain a steady beat with a wide range of enjoyable & effective experiences. Method emphasizes development of motor skills, musical skills, and academic abilities. SAY & DO process