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
A comparative study of music education within the primary education courses, with specific reference to Newcastle CAE and Avondale College
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.-...
A Passion for Music? Now What?
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...
An organizational model for a coordinated program of music ministry for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America and Europe
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
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
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
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...
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...
Fine-Arts Education in North American Division Secondary Schools
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
This short article shares five practical ways to put your kids or students on the path to extraordinary.
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.
How To Teach Music & Make It Fun
Learn from Pam Andrews' book 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!" A training DVD is also available.
Integrating Music into the Elementary Classroom with CD
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,...
JAE Editorial: The Gift of Creativity
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)...
JAE: Of Interest to Teachers
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...
Keeping Your Sanity While Creating a Small School Music Curriculum
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
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
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...