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  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Standards for High School Fine Arts Courses Grade 9-Grade 12
    Download the performance standards for Fine Arts instruction in North American Adventist schools:Visual ArtMusic

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    A comparative study of music education within the primary education courses, with specific reference to Newcastle CAE and Avondale College Tertiary
    The purpose of this project is to offer a comparative insight into the different approaches to music-education within the primary curricula of two colleges. The first of these is the Diploma of Teaching (Primary) offered by Avondale College, Cooranbong N.S.W.-...

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    A Passion for Music? Now What? Grade 10-Lifelong
    A special issue on music-related careers published by the International Adventist Musicians Association. Stories and information are given about Seventh-day Adventists who have succeeded in various careers such as teaching (school or private studio), performance,...

  • American Choral Directors Association - ACDA Grade 1-Grade 12
    ACDA "is a nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives through arts advocacy to elevate choral music's...

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    An organizational model for a coordinated program of music ministry for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America and Europe Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: Initiating work in the coordination of church music activities has been undertaken in the North American and European portions of the world-wide organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. There was a need to develop a comprehensive model...

  • Beyond the Music Class - Expanding the Musical Influence of the Elementary School Preschool-Grade 3
    Expanding the Musical Influence of the Elementary School, an article written by prominent music educator John Feierabend, tells how music was incorporated into the whole school program of a preK-grade 3 public school, and not just taught as an isolated...

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra Education Grade 5-Lifelong
    The education section of the BSO website includes interactive features to enhance the listening enjoyment of various concerts. Lesson plans are also available in the Resources for Teachers section.

  • Core Knowledge Music CD Sets by Grade Preschool-Grade 8
    For each grade-level set, the Core Knowledge Foundation has selected compact discs that offer high quality performances at low prices, coordinated with the recommended listening for the Core Knowledge Sequence. Sets include: PreK-K, Grade 1-2, Grade...

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    Current Beats -Teaching English in our Times Grade 10-Grade 12
    This is a proposal for a one-semester course in teaching language arts through dialog about and analysis of literature and media forms of the 20th-21st centuries. Besides providing fascinating material for teaching literature and writing, significant questions...

  • Adventist Resource
    Fine-Arts Education in North American Division Secondary Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How strong is the fine-arts program in the North American Division? Are the courses offered in Adventist academies adequate to prepare students to pursue a college major and seek a career in the fine arts? The author shares results from research across NAD...

  • Five Tips to Help Children Develop Their Natural Gifts Preschool-Grade 12
    This short article shares five practical ways to put your kids or students on the path to extraordinary.

  • Handbell World Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Handbell World is the website of Jeffers Handbell Supply. They sell everything needed for handbells and handchime programs including music, equipment, supplies, and educational materials.

  • Christian Resource
    How To Teach Music & Make It Fun Training DVD Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Learn from Pam Andrews' dvd how you can "make music fun for kids through the use of activities, games, steady beat, and much, much more. It's the perfect way to make music time a kids' favorite!"

  • Integrating Music into the Elementary Classroom with CD Tertiary-Lifelong
    This nationally acclaimed book helps you to teach music successfully -- on its own and as an integrated part of other subjects in the curriculum. Assuming no prior musical experience, the authors thoroughly cover music fundamentals -- introducing the instruments,...

  • Adventist Resource
    JAE Editorial: The Gift of Creativity Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The focus of this issue of the Journal is to present a strong argument in favor of preserving the arts as: (1) a vital and necessary component of each school’s program of instruction, (2) essential for the wholistic development of each student, and (3)...

  • Adventist Resource
    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Draft of Math-Assessment Standards Available; Home Study International Signs Agreement with Plato Courseware; Changing Standards...

  • Adventist Resource
    Keeping Your Sanity While Creating a Small School Music Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Koch guides small school teachers through the steps to developing a curriculum with strong content and relevant lesson plans utilizing resources listing in the article.

  • Kodaly Institute of Music Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Zoltan Kodaly Institute in Kecskemet, Hungary, provides training for musicians according to Kodaly's music pedagogical concept both in theory and in practice. Since 1975 the Kodaly Institute has offered in-depth summer courses for music pedagogues and...

  • Macie Publishing Company Grade 1-Lifelong
    Macie Publishing Company specializes in high quality recorder materials at affordable prices. The Recorder Curriculum is designed to help teachers instill a love and appreciation of music in their students and encourage continued musical involvement. All products...

  • Making Music Implementation Guide Grade 1-Grade 8
    The Making Music Implementation Guide has been developed to make the music program manageable and affordable. Only the third and fifth grade materials need to be purchased. A committee working with representation from Scott Foresman organized these...

  • Adventist Resource
    Music - Can You Imagine? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Ideas for teachers to use in helping their students make wise choices about music, as well as some suggestions for finding examples of good music to share with pupils. Music should be considered part of the curriculum, not an extracurricular activity. From...

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    Music - You Can Teach It! Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Citing research conducted in Southern New England Conference regarding music in Adventist elementary schools, the author makes the case for teaching music skills. The S.L.I.C.K. way to teach music introduces five components: singing, literacy, instruments,...

  • Music Ace 1 Grade 2-Grade 8
    "Absolutely one of the finest music learning products ever created! Music Ace is fun, entertaining, and helps to build a solid foundation of music learning while challenging, rewarding and motivating students. A series of 24 comprehensive lessons actually...

  • Music Ace 2 Grade 2-Grade 8
    "The award-winning program Music Ace now has a sequel! 'Music Ace 2' introduces new concepts such as standard notation, rhythm, melody, key signatures, harmony, intervals, and more. Maestro Max and his choir of Singing Notes return for an encore performance...

  • Music and the Brain - How Important is Music to a Child's Development? 0-2 years-Grade 8
    A brief summary of findings emphasizing the value of music education from an early age.

  • Music Fundamentals, Methods, and Materials for the Elementary Classroom Teacher Tertiary-Lifelong
    Designed for prospective teachers without extensive music backgrounds, this market-leading text provides both a thorough overview of the basic elements of music and a clear sequence of instructional steps that allows readers to participate in the same learning...

  • Adventist Resource
    Music in Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education - A Rationale Tertiary-Lifelong
    Stearman examines the rational for including music, especially as a field of major emphasis, in the curriculum of Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities. "This paper is a call to ... reevaluate our position on this important curricular area in...

  • Music K-8 Magazine and Marketplace Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Music K-8 Magazine includes at least 8 new songs, as well as games and other reproducibles, in every issue. CDs with accompaniment tracks for these songs are available at a reasonable cost. Additional resources are available on the website. Plank Road Publishing...

  • Christian Resource
    Music Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Relating musical practice to a larger theology of creation and creativity, this book explores new concepts of musical quality and excellence, musical unity, and the incorporation of music from other styles and cultures. Professional musician, Christian professor...

  • Music Today and Every Day Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Ready to use music lessons and activities for the elementary school grades, with the classroom teacher in mind.

  • Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Site designed just for kids, brought to you by Plank Road, the creators of Music K-8 magazine and lots of fun, cool kids' music.

  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Fine Arts Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching the fine arts in elementary grades. It includes philosophy, purpose statement, scope and sequence, terminology, time line, activities, history, and sample objectives for each grade level. NOTE: Rather than rely...

  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Music & Visual Arts Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD music & visual arts curriculum guide for Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rational, correlation to Journey to Excellence, and essential elements and recommended resources for music curriculum and appreciation, as well as the visual...

  • National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Website of the largest association of teachers of singing in the world, with over 27 member countries. "NATS offers a variety of lifelong learning experiences to its members, such as workshops, intern programs, master classes, and conferences, all beginning...

  • Pathways - A Guide for Energizing & Enriching Band, Orchestra, & Choral Programs Grade 6-Grade 12
    This text provides practical suggestions and creative teaching methods for school band, orchestra or choral directors. Find out how to motivate and retain student musicians, meeting their needs while experiencing a meaningful career as a music educator. Note:...

  • School Music Matters Preschool-Grade 12
    A Music Education Advocacy Resource Center: "We believe that children can and do benefit immensely from exposure to music instruction in schools. Statistics bear that out: Music students score better on the SAT, perform better in math, and miss fewer...

  • SoundTree Music Technology Equipment Grade 1-Grade 12
    "SoundTree, the educational division of Korg USA, was founded 18 years ago to provide educators with innovative ways to teach music in a group piano environment. Since that time, we have grown to become the leader in music technology in education, as...

  • Spotlight on Assessment in Music Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    This text will help music teachers effectively assess the music skills of their students. "Full of valuable tips and commentary that will help music teachers effectively assess the music skills of their students. One of MENC's popular Spotlight series...

  • Support Tertiary-Lifelong
    Music and the arts are vital to every child's education. Is your music program in danger of being cut? This site offers effective tips for taking action and the latest evidence of music's importance. You can make a difference!

  • Sweetwater Music Education Technology Division Grade 5-Grade 12
    "The Sweetwater Music Education Technology Division team has decades of experience working with music educators, answering questions, and assembling all types of music labs. They understand all aspects of music education technology — and the realities...

  • The Best of the Millennium Grade 1-Lifelong
    From Albinoni to Wagner, this CD offers a resource for the home room or the music classroom to introduce a new generation to these classical "hits" of the millennium.

  • The Farewell Symphony Grade 1-Grade 4
    Published by Charlesbridge Publishing, this beautiful book tells the story of Haydn's Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp minor -- where one at a time, each musician is to stop playing and leave the room. The events in the book are based on documented evidence, and...

  • The National Association for Music Education Grade 1-Grade 12
    The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) serves to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all. The NAfME website includes excellent published, online and materials resources for US music educators, including band, chorus, collegiate, general music, orchestra, research, music technology and teacher education.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Not-So-Expendable Curriculum Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Referencing Jensen's brain research,Ellen White's recommendations regarding harmonious development, the research compendium 'Critical Links', the USA National No Child left Behind education initiative, Caroline Kennedy, and Dudamel with the National System...

  • Adventist Resource
    The status of senior music education in Seventh-day Adventist high schools - Perceptions of administrators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The present study addresses the current status of year 10-12 classroom music education in the Seventh-day Adventist school system in Australia and New Zealand, as perceived by education administrators. The main purpose of the study was to identify the current...

  • Adventist Resource
    Tips on Planning a Music Program Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Helpful tips on steps to preparing a music program with young students.

  • Tools for Powerful Student Evaluation Grade 1-Grade 12
    "A practical source of authentic assessment strategies for music educators. Includes over 70 pages of tasks and charts for assessing the learning process as well as the product."

  • Top Tunes for Teaching - 977 Song Titles and Practical Tools for Choosing the Right Music Every Time Preschool-Lifelong
    "Choose the right music every time! Music is a powerful classroom tool that enhances cognition, improves memory, energizes sluggish learners, and makes lessons fun for students of all ages. This resource offers practical tips, suggestions, and lists of...

  • Adventist Resource
    Why Are the Arts Important? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fifteen reasons why the arts are important, reprinted from dickinson_why_arts.htm