R&L Education / National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
Trim: 6¾ x 9½
978-1-57886-460-7 • Hardback • April 2006 • $111.00 • (£85.00)
978-1-57886-461-4 • Paperback • April 2006 • $62.00 • (£48.00)
Carol Frierson-Campbell is assistant professor of music at William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, where she teaches courses in music education and graduate research and coordinates the Arts in Urban Schools outreach project.
Part 1 Introduciton
Chapter 2 Defining Ourselves as Other: Envisioning Transformative Possibilities
Chapter 3 Cultural Clashes: The Complexity of Identifying Urban Culture
Chapter 4 Building Confianza: Using Dialogue Journals with English Language Learners in Urban Schools
Chapter 5 White Teacher, Students of Color: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy for Elementary General Music in Communities of Color
Chapter 6 The Challenges of Urban Teaching: Young Urban Music Educators at Work
Chapter 7 Teaching Music in Urban Landscapes: Three Perspectives
Chapter 8 Motivating Urban Music Students
Chapter 9 Differentiating Instruction in the Choral Rehearsal: Strategies for Choral Conductors in Urban Schools
Chapter 10 Building an Instrumental Music Program in an Urban School
Chapter 11 The String Chorale Concept
Chapter 12 The Small, Big City in Music Education: The Impacts of Instrumental Music Education for Urban Students
Chapter 13 A New Sound for Urban Schools: Rethinking How We Plan
Chapter 14 Music of Every Culture Has Something in Common - and Can Teach Us about Ourselves: Using the Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method
Chapter 15 Music Educators in the Urban School Reform Conversation
This volume gathers the writing of professors, seasoned urban teachers, researchers, young teachers, and graduate students, and these diverse voices, though distinct, are united in their call for urban school reform and music curriculum reform. Keeping the focus on offering music experience to needy students, the editor presents the material under four large headings: cultural responsibility, music teacher stories, teaching strategies, and alternative teaching models. This carefully constructed volume is unique... Recommended.
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Contributors discuss motivation, choral rehearsals, building an instrumental music program, string chorales, the impact of music education, challenges in teaching, English-language learners, using the music of all cultures, and white teachers working with students of color.
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