About the Course
Includes FREE 144 page Manual & 6 CDs by post containing all 524 performance tracks.
A step by step music programme for infants, doing for music what Jolly Phonics has done for reading!
This self-paced on-line course contains detailed information, instructional sequences and teaching suggestions for working within ourmusic curriculum, touching on listening, responding, performing and composing.
- Successful approaches to early years music teaching
- Musical skills and how to teach them
- Features of a high-quality music curriculum and teaching practice
- Basic principles and techniques of the Kodály approach to teaching music and the tools the Kodály approach uses to achieve its goals
- Approaches to teaching the lessons of the Jolly Music programme specifically
- Teaching of performance skills using practical material from Jolly Music showing the progression of the teaching across several months, with the skills being taught simultaneously, not consecutively
- Teaching of abstract skills such as composition and improvisation
This course aims to:
- Appraise and evaluate the important place that Music should rightly occupy within our primary school curriculum.
- Identify and outline the range of music skills and plan routines to develop them.
- Understand the tools the Kodaly approach uses to achieve its goals.
- Detail and sequence a range of performance skills for further development and progression.
- Teach abstract skills such as composition and improvisation.
- Analyse and assess the structured lessons of the Jolly Music programme.
- Prepare to teachers to confidently deliver the programme and to choose music material from beyond the Jolly Music programme itself.
- Exploit the many literacy/mathematics activities that can be effectively supported while engaged in music listening/making or appreciation.
- Look at, review and score one’s own ‘Teacher Practice in Music’ as part of the SSE process.
|01 - Contexts for primary music teaching. That teachers will be able to identify the successful approaches to early years music teaching along with acquiring an understanding of the value of a solid music curriculum.|
|02 - Musical skills and how to teach. Teachers will become familiar with the range of music skills and how to teach them.|
|03 - Teaching fundamental skills. Teachers will evaluate the teaching of performance skills using practical material from the Jolly Music programme.|
|04 - Teaching advanced skills. Teachers will explore and assess approaches within a series of lessons for teaching abstract skills such as composition & improvisation.|
|05 - Beyond the lesson plans. Teachers will be able to rate and select a range of songs to incorporate into their scheme for class singing based on certain selection criteria. Teachers will engage with the processes and tools of school self evaluation with a view to putting in place a self improvement plan.|