Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom & Ensemble Settings
Edited by Alice M. Hammel, Roberta Y. Hickox, and Ryan M. Hourigan
Grades PreK-Gr 12
Winding It Back provides a curriculum framework and practical suggestions for inclusive classrooms. The book's framework is centered on these core principles:
1. Honoring individual learning needs of all students
2. Providing multiple access points and learning levels
3. Providing adequate learning conditions for all students within the music classroom
Musical examples, lesson ideas, videos, sequencing ideas, and assessment tools are provided. The techniques have been tested and work with students in the music classroom and rehearsal.
Includes access to a companion website that has supplemental material for each chapter, video demonstrations, and all the songs referenced in the book.
Contributors include Alice Hammel, Ryan Hourigan, Herbert Marshall, Joy Anderson, Heather Russell, Roberta Hickox, Taylor Walkup, Jill Reese, Evan Bruno, Susan Harvey, and David Stringham.
1. Winding It Back: A Framework for Inclusive Music Education
2. Early Childhood Music: Setting the Tone for Inclusive Music Learning
3. Sequential and Flexible Instruction in the Primary Grades
4. Using Movement to Foster Creativity and Deepen Musical Understanding
5. Melodic Sequences: Accessing Tonal Content at Multiple Learning Levels
6. Accessing Rhythmic Sequences at Multiple Learning Levels for All Students
7. Vocal Creativity: Exploration, Improvisation, and Composition
8. Sequential Instruction for Older Beginners in Vocal and General Music
9. Combining Pitches into Scale Types: Extending Tonal Knowledge
10. Moving, Chanting, and Singing for All Students in Instrumental Music
Appendix: Teaching Students to Sing