Decoding the National Standards
Teaching Principles instead of Notes and Rhythms
Presentation to Shelby County Teachers: Memphis, TN
To be presented on Wednesday, August 8, 2007
The complete PowerPoint presentation on National Standards is here. It is here in PDF form.
The PowerPoint presentation on Lessons My Father Taught Me is here. Here in PDF. Handout version in PDF.
Handout #1: Evaluating "Experiencing Choral Music" (pdf)
Articles I referenced in the presentation:
First Things First: Selecting Repertoire
Music Educators Journal, Vol. 87, No. 1. (Jul., 2000), pp. 19-22+46.
Repertoire Is the Curriculum
H. Robert Reynolds
Music Educators Journal, Vol. 87, No. 1. (Jul., 2000), pp. 31-33.
"Standards in Action: The National Standards in the Choral Rehearsal."
Kaschub, Michele E. The Choral Journal 38, no. 8 (Mrch 1998): 63-72.
Implications of National Standards
Paul R. Lehman
Music Educators Journal, Vol. 80, No. 3. (Nov., 1993), pp. 25-28.
Composition in the Choral Rehearsal
Music Educators Journal, Vol. 84, No. 1. (Jul., 1997), pp. 28-33.
Using Improvisation as a Teaching Strategy
Music Educators Journal, Vol. 92, No. 3. (Jan., 2006), pp. 40-45.
Teaching Ensembles to Compose and Improvise
Music Educators Journal, Vol. 83, No. 6. (May, 1997), pp. 17-21.