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MUS 370 - Middle School Music Practicum

(2 units)
Discussion of music development, assessment, management, and school culture in the middle school setting. Includes field experience in a local middle school.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. take part in successful teaching experiences with middle school students under the mentorship of experienced teachers.
2. indentify best practices of various components of teaching, e.g. curricular choices, sequencing, and assessment, utilized by middle school music teachers.
3. discuss how students of different abilities can be accommodated in the music classroom.
4. indentify classroom management strategies and describe the impact that management (or lack thereof) has on a music classroom.
5. reflect upon and compare curricular choices of middle school music teachers.
6. observe and apply routines, procedures, and schedules that make middle school music programs work successfully.
7. discuss the impact of National, State, and District Standards as well as the Common Core on music programs.
8. articulate how students and student learning impact teacher choices in the music classroom through written assignments and verbal discussions.


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