Whether you are a pre-service, newly-hired, or veteran elementary general music teacher, Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook on Elementary General Music offers a fresh perspective on topics that cut across all interactions with K-5th grade music learners. Chapter authors share their expertise and provide strategies, ideas, and resources to immediately apply their topics; guiding focus on inclusive, social, active, and musically-engaging elementary general music practices.
About the Author
Suzanne L. Burton, Ph.D., is Professor of Music Education, Director of Graduate Studies, and Program Director of Music Education at the University of Delaware where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music education and advises student research. She specializes in music development from early childhood through adolescence with scholarly interests in music literacy as well as music teacher preparation and professional development. Alison M. Reynolds, Ph.D., is associate professor of music education, Presser Center for Research and Creativity in Music, in the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University. Her scholarship, teaching, and service focus on policy/advocacy, research, curriculum development, socially interactive music learning and development among learners from at least birth through 12 years of age, and guiding research and practice among preservice and in-service music teachers and future music teacher educators.