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Planning the Primary School Music Curriculum
For the Music Coordinator 4 Week Course
This course will help you to plan the curriculum, explore issues of assessment and develop practical music-making skills.
This four week course will begin to explore some of the theoretical principles currently used within music education and their practical application. Each 2 hour session will include practical ideas for the classroom, and how to plan for quality and progression.
|Week 1 March 26th||Why we should have a music curriculum? Purpose and aims and practical starting points.||Discussion: about purpose and aims||Practical approaches to Key stage 1. Songs and games: developing musicality from the start.|
|Week 2 April 16th||What should be in our Music Curriculum? How can we empower children to realise their musical potential||Planning for progression and equality of access||Practical approaches to teaching musically at Key stage 2 , building from the previous work on Key Stage 1|
|Week 3 April 23rd||How should we deliver the Music Curriculum? Exploring music pedagogies and approaches to assessment.||An introduction to the main pedagogical influences. Z. Kodaly, C. Orff, E. Jacques-Dalcroze and J.Paynter||Practical ideas underpinned by theory. Exploring methods of assessment.|
|Week 4 April 30th||Schemes of work and lesson planning: Supporting resources and ways to empower staff to be creative in their approaches to music learning.||Putting together our plans and Connecting music to the whole curriculum||Practical Lesson planning and how to support the class teacher.|
Date: March 26th, April 16th, 23rd, 30th 2013
Time: 4.30pm – 6.30pm
Location: C2, Music Education Centre, Sage Gateshead
Thank you for your booking, we will be in touch soon to confirm it has been received.
Exploring Music Talks
Every Tuesday evening 7pm – 8pm.
Why not extend your evening at Sage Gateshead and attend one of our ‘Exploring Music’ talks in the Squires Seminar Room? Talks are scheduled every Tuesday evening 7pm – 8pm and cover a wide range of musical topics at an introductory level. Find out more.