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Popular Music And Teaching Issues


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Angela Amato presents Popular Music and Teaching Issues at London Institute of Education

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Popular Music And Teaching Issues

  1. 1. Popular Music and Teaching Issues <ul><li>Angela Amato PGCE Music </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Education </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Popular Music in Teaching Education , to develop musical skills without necessarily reading music and also to learn in a more informal way. </li></ul><ul><li>It is important for music classroom teachers to find approchable ways to encourage students to work on the National Curriculum , particularly at compulsory level :KS3. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>This research is structured in nine major parts : rationale, research methods,school description and considerations, discussion, jazz,blues and classical-pop-rock styles, teaching issues, my experience,current debate,conclusion . </li></ul><ul><li>The research is based on interviews with teachers and students, informations acquired during the Lectures at University and ideas exchanged with other PGCE students . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Overview <ul><li>Influence of Popular Music on teaching methods. </li></ul><ul><li>Popular Music is appropriate for KS3 level in order to develop motivation , basic musical skills, and enjoyable athmosphere in the classroom because students work on repertoire which is familiar to them and because it is part of their culture. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vocabulary <ul><li>I use the term Popular Music in a wide meaning : from traditional popular music as it could be Irish Music to the actual Popular music, nowadays defined as ‘Pop’. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Topic One <ul><li>Popular Music, examples of classroom activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 Class : Rock Music Project. Introduce the first lesson of the Project with a listening lesson . </li></ul><ul><li>Give a bass line on the board and instruct pupils to compose , in small groups 5/6, the melodic line in Pop-Rock music Style. </li></ul><ul><li>Break up lessons and listen to some groups.End of Project with a final recorded performance. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Topic Two <ul><li>Teaching Issues and Popular Music </li></ul><ul><li>Social issues , trends and fashion. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom teaching , instrumental teaching, my own experience of </li></ul><ul><li>Pop Music as a performer. </li></ul><ul><li>New times : nowadays classical music is getting closer to popular music . Some examples are concerts and recordings of classical -pop music. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summary <ul><li>I value the use of Popular Music in Schools . It is a positive way to promote good work in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Since I aknowledged these issues I am more interested in using this repertoire regardless the fact that I meanly received classical music training. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where to Get More Information <ul><li>Pop Music is also very useful for ICT music sequencing software </li></ul><ul><li>I referred to Pop Music Magazines , books from Libraries and in particular to the letest edition of Dr. L. Green ‘s book “How Popular Musicians Learn” and C. Philpott </li></ul><ul><li>” Teaching Music in Secondary Schools” </li></ul>