Issue 2: Winter

Classroom Process: The Perfect Pairing: Preparation and Practice of Rhythmic and Melodic Elements!

Posted on January 1, 2024 in , ,

Dr. Leigh Ann Garner Introduction The nature of Kodály-inspired instruction requires well-defined lesson plans influenced by specific curricular structures. In addition, our planning relies on sound instructional, methodological, and philosophical foundations, and these structures inform practices in long and short range, and day-to-day planning of instruction. The intent…

Classroom Process: Re-imagining Song Lists in the Kodály-Inspired Music Room

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Larena Code Boyle Music educators across the country have been rethinking their song lists. As the problematic histories of many American folks songs have become more widely known, teachers have removed them from their repertoire or indefinitely hit pause. What songs do we replace them with? Or should…