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The Junior High School General Music Class
This paper is divided into six main divisions of the activities of the junior high school general music. However, none of these activities should be taught as a unit or a means to an end in itself, but they must be ...
Guidance in Selection of an Instrument for a Student
"What instrument should my child play?'" is a question frequently asked by parents. This is not an easy question for a music teacher to answer without a thorough understanding of an individual child and the knowledge ...
A General Overview of Supervision
The purpose of this paper is to define supervision in schools, its functions, and its role in the organizational structure.
The Suzuki Method in Perspective
Talent Education is the name given to the new method of violin teaching introduced by Mr. Shin'ichi Suzuki. Shortly after World War II, Mr. Suzuki was concerned with the plight of Japanese children. Having studied in ...
Music Education by Television
The purpose of this paper is to survey the various kinds of music education programs which are being presented on television, i.e., adult, children's appreciation, and classroom. This last type of program is treated in detail.
Why and How to Approach the Teaching of Rhythms in the Elementary Grades
The foundation of music is rhythm, and the feeling for rhythm must first find expression through the body. Because rhythms fix certain relationships and objectify understanding, they have an important place in a ...
The Place of Music Reading in Elementary School Music Education Today
Without attempting to delineate the different aims and philosophies held by music educators, this paper will instead focus on a specific area of music education—the teaching of music reading in the elementary schools. It ...