An Investigation of the Development of Curriculum and Instruction: Framing Musical Experiences within the Elementary Begin...
Research overview <ul><li>What is a curriculum? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Definitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum ty...
A different approach WHERE? What is  my role as  the teacher? HOW?  How do I teach  this? WHAT? How do I  decide  what to ...
Significance <ul><li>What is the relevance of developing a curriculum? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone does it! </li></ul><...
My project <ul><li>John Dewey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Balance between the traditional and progressive. </li></ul></ul><ul><l...
Written planned curriculum My Playlist Patriotic Music Children’s Songs Work Songs Holiday Music Classical Tunes What is A...
Procedure framework <ul><li>“ Children construct their own knowledge by giving meaning to the people, places, and things i...
Portfolio assessment
<ul><li>Allsup, Randall, Everett. (2003).  Mutual learning and democratic action in instrumental music education . Journal...
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  1. 1. An Investigation of the Development of Curriculum and Instruction: Framing Musical Experiences within the Elementary Beginners Band Holly Angela Smith May 19, 2010 Senior Thesis Presentation Dr. Joseph Abramo, Advisor
  2. 2. Research overview <ul><li>What is a curriculum? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Definitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum types </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History of curricula and context in schools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do I design a curriculum? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Child development theories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional approaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning environment </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. A different approach WHERE? What is my role as the teacher? HOW? How do I teach this? WHAT? How do I decide what to teach? WHO & WHEN? How do children learn music? Curriculum
  4. 4. Significance <ul><li>What is the relevance of developing a curriculum? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone does it! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why planned? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You already do naturally! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why written? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections, expansions, and improvements </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. My project <ul><li>John Dewey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Balance between the traditional and progressive. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lucy Green </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Balance between the formal and informal. </li></ul></ul>Band (performance class) Lessons (sub-class of band) General Music (classroom aspects)
  6. 6. Written planned curriculum My Playlist Patriotic Music Children’s Songs Work Songs Holiday Music Classical Tunes What is American music? MENC’s National Anthem Project Role of music in American history What are your earliest musical memories? Storybook Literacy What are work songs? School clean-up project Music in our lives What do you hear during the winter holidays? Caroling Chamber music What would you find at Carnegie Hall? Field trip to Carnegie Hall Concert etiquette
  7. 7. Procedure framework <ul><li>“ Children construct their own knowledge by giving meaning to the people, places, and things in their world.” </li></ul><ul><li>Tap into student’s prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Sing tune </li></ul><ul><li>Figure out how to play the tune on instrument </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer to notation </li></ul><ul><li>Composition </li></ul>
  8. 8. Portfolio assessment
  9. 9. <ul><li>Allsup, Randall, Everett. (2003). Mutual learning and democratic action in instrumental music education . Journal of Research in Music Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Barrett, Janet, R. (2005). Planning for understanding: A reconceptualized view of the music curriculum . Music Educators Journal. </li></ul><ul><li>Bennett, Peggy D; Bartholomew, Douglas R. (1997). Song works 1 . Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell, Patria Shehan; Scott-Kassner, Carol (2006). Music in childhood: From preschool through the elementary grades . Thomson Shirmer. </li></ul><ul><li>Conway, Colleen (2002). Curriculum writing in music . Music Educators Journal. </li></ul><ul><li>Dewey, John. (1906). The child and the curriculum . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press </li></ul><ul><li>Dewey, John. (1938). Experience and education . Indianapolis, IN: Kappa Delta Pi. </li></ul><ul><li>Dvorak, Thomas, et al. (2001). Teaching music through performance in beginning band: grade 1 . Chicago, IL: GIA Publications Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Encarta World English Dictionary (2009). Microsoft: Bloomsbury Publishign Plc. http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?lextype =3&search=curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>English, Fenwick. (2000). Deciding what to teach: Developing, aligning, and auditing the curriculum . Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Foriska, Terry J. (1998). Restructuring around standards: A practitioner’s guide to design and implementation . </li></ul><ul><li>Green, Lucy. (2002). How popular musicians learn: A way ahead for music education . Hampshire, England: Ashgate. </li></ul><ul><li>Green, Lucy (2008). Music, informal learning and the school: A new classroom pedagogy . Hampshire, England: Ashgate. </li></ul><ul><li>Hale, Janet A. (2008). A guide to curriculum mapping: Planning, implementing, and sustaining the process . Corwin Press Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Hale, Janet A. Curriculum mapping 101 . </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.curriculummapping101.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Hansen, Dee et al. (2007). The music and literacy connection. </li></ul><ul><li>Harper, Douglas (2001-2010). Online Etymology Dictionary . http:// www.etymonline.com/index.php?term =curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Hoffer, Charles R. (2001). Teaching music in the secondary schools . Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. </li></ul><ul><li>Jennings, John F. (1998). Why national standards and tests? Politics and the quest for better schools . </li></ul><ul><li>Keene, James A. (1982) A history of music education in the United States . University Press of New England . </li></ul><ul><li>Kliebard, Herbert M. (1987). The struggle for the American curriculum: 1893-1958 . New York, NY: Routledge Falmer. </li></ul><ul><li>Mooney, C. G. (2000). Theories of childhood: An introduction to Dewey, Montessori, </li></ul><ul><li>Erikson, Piaget, and Vygotsky . St. Paul, MN: Red Leaf Press. </li></ul><ul><li>Owen, Leslie Wilson. Curriculum index . http:// www.uwsp.edu/Education/lwilson/curric/curtyp.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Patoine, B. (2008). Research consortium finds new evidence linking arts and learning . Retrieved April 11, 2009, from http:// www.dana.org/news/brainwork/detail.aspx?id =11604 </li></ul><ul><li>Phye, Gary D. (1997). Handbook of classroom assessment: Learning, achievement, and adjustment . San Diego, CA: Academic Press, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Smith, M. K. (1996, 2000). Curriculum theory and practice: the encyclopaedia of informal education . www.infed.org/biblio/b-curric.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Wiggins, Jackie. (2001). Teaching for musical understanding . McGraw Hill. </li></ul>...questions...comments...suggestions...
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