As inspirational as it is informative, this text combines the best research and practical knowledge to give music education students the necessary tools to take to their future classroom. This comprehensive text presents contemporary theories and practices of music education including strategies for developing pitch, vocal, rhythmic, instrumental, listening, movement and creative responses in children. It includes chapters on technology, multiculturalism, motivation and management, special learners, assessment, and curriculum integration and development.
Patricia Shehan Campbell is a professor of music at the University of Washington. She is a certified teacher of the Dalcroze eurhythmics and has lectured and published widely on music, children, and pedagogy. She is author of TEACHING MUSIC GLOBALLY, SONGS IN THEIR HEADS, and LESSONS FROM THE WORLD.
Carol Scott-Kassner is a writer and consultant in Music Education. An expert in the musical growth of young children, she has written and spoken extensively on that topic. She is co-author of WORLD OF MUSIC and the MUSIC CONNECTION and MAKING MUSIC series of textbooks for grades K, 1, and 2.