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MUS-202-20, Music/Classroom Teacher (FA13)

INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Christy Izdebski:410-532-5382; cizdebski@ndm.edu

SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME:  T1/Saturday/12 noon-2:45 p.m., 09/07/2013-10/19/2013

CONTENT: 

This course is designed to develop the musical skills and knowledge of elementary education majors. The areas covered to prepare prospective teachers to use some music activities in the classroom are: reading  music; learning to play classroom instruments—percussion, autoharp, guitar, recorder, and piano; learning  musical forms and styles;  methodologies of presenting songs and musical activities in the elementary school.

Fulfills Fine Arts requirement. No prior background necessary. Other majors besides elementary education are also welcomed into the course.

METHODS: 

demonstrations; singing, moving, instrumental, listening, and creative activities in the elementary school;  music notation assignments

REQUIREMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS:

**Class attendance and participation for each session is required**

DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE UNLESS YOU WILL ATTEND ALL CLASSES

     absences are not acceptable in this  course.

--Class participation and written assignments for each class session—70%

--3 creative projects: Observation Report; Song Presentation: Instruments of the Orchestra Chart—30 %

REQUIRED TEXT AND MATERIALS:

1. Music Skills for the Classroom Teacher—Winslow and Dallin, 9th edition—McGraw Hill Publisher. ISBN 9781121491786 or ISBN:  0-07-232465-1

2. Recorder Time Book and Soprano Recorder Package—Gamble Music Company 66-TRT-1  

READINGS AND/OR ASSIGNMENTS TO BE DONE PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS

**Bring the textbook, the recorder book, and recorder to the first class and each subsequent class**