Articles about Pedagogy

Explore Your Voice!
Journal of Singing (2016) Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 417-418


Developing Core Practices for an Instrumental Music Education Methods

This article outlines the rationale for the development of an instrumental music education methods course devised around core practices. First, I provide a brief history and context of how teacher educators in the United States, over the last half-century, have ...

One Trick Pony
Journal of Singing (2016) Vol. 72, No. 3, pp. 319-322


A Technological, Pedagogical, Arts Knowledge Framework
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 3, pp. 153

This article invites media arts and technology educators to find synergies in their classroom curriculum and practice. Encouraging the use of the National Media Arts Standards it summons teachers to develop a useful framework for technological practice that utilizes arts ...

The Essence of Creative Dance in Orff Schulwerk: An Interview with Christa Coogan
Orff Echo (2016) Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 30-36

The Orff Schulwerk approach is one in which music and dance each need one another. In this interview, dancer and pedagogue Christa Coogan describes how creative dance fits within an Orff Schulwerk context and shares her thoughts on how we ...

An Examination of the Pedagogic Values of Band Directors

The purpose of this multiple case study was to elicit the pedagogic values of three public school band directors. Data were collected in the form of rehearsal observations, interviews, repertoire lists, and my personal journal. After cross-case analysis of the ...