Professional Development for Teachers
- Consider ways you can incorporate music-based lessons in your
class. How would you plan the material? What resources would you use?
How would students benefit?
- Think of ways you can use music to help make your teaching more
effective; for example, to bridge language barriers or developmental
- Consider how music impacts learning and behavior in your students
daily lives. For example, do they memorize the words of advertising
jingles or imitate clothing styles based on popular music? How can
you use this learning process to focus their interest on classroom
- As a group, visit a performance of your local symphony or chamber
orchestra. Reflect on how the experience affected you. What would
have made the experience more interesting or the music feel more familiar?
How would you approach a similar experience with your students?