Mastering Primary Music introduces the primary music curriculum and helps trainees and teachers learn how to plan and teach inspiring lessons that make music learning irresistible.
Topics covered include:
* Current developments in music
* Music as an irresistible activity
* Music as a practical activity
* Skills to develop in music
* Promoting curiosity
* Assessing children in music
* Practical issues
This guide includes examples of children's work, case studies, readings to reflect upon and reflective questions that all help to exemplify what is considered to be best and most innovative practice. The book draws on the experience of a leading professional in primary music, Ruth Atkinson, to provide the essential guide to teaching music for all trainee primary teachers.
Ruth Atkinson is Lecturer in Primary Education at the Plymouth Institute of Education, Plymouth University, UK.