Kodály Today A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education Second Edition by Micheal Houlahan and Philip Tacka equips music instructors for teaching musicianship in both the aural/oral and written music traditions.
Provides a comprehensive approach to music teaching,
positioning performance, movement, repertoire, instruments, music literacy skills, music creativity, and music listening as the basis for music education.
Included are curriculum goals, repertoire lists, and a pedagogical list of songs arranged according to grade level.
New to this Edition:
Features methodology specifically developed for the 21st century
Fully integrated with the Kodaly Today handbooks series
Updated and revised core text
New chapters addressing the application of the Kodály method to the elementary choir and the use of technology in the Kodály classroom
Chapter 1: Building the Framework of a Music Curriculum Based on the Kodály Concept
Chapter 2: Developing a Music Repertoire of Songs For The Elementary Music Classroom
Chapter 3: Developing Creative Expression In The Elementary Classroom Through Singing Movement and Playing Instruments
Chapter 4: Teaching Tools and Techniques for Developing Audiation and Music Literacy Skills
Chapter 5: From Sound to Symbol: A Model of Learning and Instruction for Teaching Music Concepts and Skills
Chapter 6: Grade One Through Five Teaching Strategies for Rhythmic and Melodic Concepts and Elements
Chapter 7: Developing Musicianship Skills in the Classroom
Chapter 8: Technology in the Kodály Classroom
Chapter 9: Applying the Kodály Concept to the Elementary Choir
Chapter 10: Sequencing and Lesson Planning
Chapter 11: Teaching Musicianship Skills Starting in the Upper Grades
Chapter 12: Evaluation and Assessment
Chapter 13: Organizing Your Teaching Resources for Elementary Classroom