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  • Male Voices: Stories of Boys Learning Through Making Music

    Male Voices: Stories of Boys Learning Through Making Music

    by Scott D Harrison

    Male Voices brings together Australia's leading thinkers and practitioners in the field of music. Paul Holley - the conductor of Queensland's highly-acclaimed, award-winning, choral ensemble Birralee Blokes - discusses the phenomenal success of his choir. As well, internationally recognized scholars Scott Harrison and Bob Smith provide research into adolescent participation and indigenous music making respectively. Additionally, the book focuses on the interface of technology and music, instrumental music, and how music contributes to academic skills, social interaction, and life skills. From the banks of the Australia's Yarra to remote communities of...

  • Music for Special Kids: Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources

    Music for Special Kids: Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources

    by Pamela Ott

    Music is a powerful means of engaging children with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down's Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. Pamela Ott's lively music activity book shows how music can be an effective and enjoyable way to enhance the education and development of children with special needs. Packed with inspiring tips, activities and song ideas, this book will have everybody singing, tapping and playing along! The book explains simple and fun ways of using songs, instruments and musical games to connect with children of all levels of ability, and...

  • Rock 'n' Roll Classroom: Using Music to Manage Mood, Energy, and Learning

    Rock 'n' Roll Classroom: Using Music to Manage Mood, Energy, and Learning

    by Rich Allen and Willy Wood

    The book will give teachers of all grade levels specific ways to use music in the classroom to raise mood, manage energy levels, increase engagement and focus, and help students more effectively process content for long-term memory storage -- all resulting in increased learning and ultimately, increased test scores. This book provides all the knowledge a teacher needs to start using music effectively in the classroom, including the full spectrum of appropriate classroom uses, the research that supports each use, and specific strategies for implementation. In addition, the book offers...

  • Sing-Along Guidance

    Sing-Along Guidance

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $31.15* *Reduced by 20% - Now $24.90* Kids love music and commonly identify a style of music as part of who they are. This program is a fabulous way to provide unforgettable guidance lessons with catchy cool songs that will stay in their heads for many years to come! This booklet and CD provides teachers school counsellors social workers teachers and other professional youth workers with twelve contemporary songs written specifically to appeal to today's kids in grades 3-8. These songs were written and...

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