Music Education Skills for the Primary Classroom - NSW only
An online PD program offered by Musica Viva In Schools in conjunction with the NSW Teachers Federation and Centre for Professional Learning.
Enrolment period: 30 March 2020 – 15 June 2020
Course delivery dates: 22 June 2020 – 11 September 2020
Please join the waitlist for future course dates.
This course is a general introduction to music education in the primary school, encouraging creativity and providing practical ideas for use in the classroom. It’s aimed at generalist classroom teachers with minimal music teaching experience, who wish to build their skills and confidence. It is supervised and moderated by an experienced course instructor, who provides ongoing feedback and support throughout the course. The course is aligned to the K-6 Creative Arts Syllabus and AITSL’s Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, contributing 14 hours of NESA Registered PD towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation.
This online program consists of 5 modules, each are 3 hours in duration (includes videos and readings, application and task submission).
Introduction to the course, the value of Music Education, music skills K-6 Creative Arts Syllabus.
Musical concepts K-6 Creative Arts Syllabus, pedagogical approaches: practical ideas for the classroom.
How to develop music learning in the classroom, building from simple to more complex, encouraging creativity.
In Modules 1 - 3 participants unpack and familiarise themselves with the musical elements, skills and terminology of the K-6 Creative Arts Syllabus and have the opportunity to read and view a variety of articles and videos exploring the value of music education. They identify both music and non-music skills learnt in the classroom, explore different pedagogical approaches to teaching music, and analyse video examples of music lessons in a variety of classrooms.
Linking to other learning areas, General Capabilities, Cross Curriculum Priorities, use of technology, programming, assessment.
Bringing it all together – teaching and reflecting.
Modules 4 - 5 include a more ‘hands-on’ approach where participants put into action all they have learnt in the first 3 modules to plan an engaging learning sequence for their students. Participants consider learning and assessment outcomes and indicators before teaching and reflecting on their learning sequence.
Music Education Skills for the Primary Classroom will contribute 14 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 2.1.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 3.6.2, 5.1.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Professional Knowledge - 2.1.2
Professional Practice - 3.2.2; 3.3.2; 3.4.2; 3.6.2; 5.1.2
Professional Engagement - 6.2.2; 6.3.2; 7.4.2
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