A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education, 2nd Edition by Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka.
Scholarly yet practical, comprehensive yet accessible, this valuable resource offers a layered, sequential approach to teaching music that will profit all music teachers. Music should be available to all children, and enroute to music literacy they also become performers, critical thinkers, problem solvers, and stewards of their cultural heritage. This powerful work outlines why music is essential to a child's education, and offers a step-by-step guide to musicianship and cognitive development. 674 pp.
New to this Edition:
- Features methodology specifically developed for the 21st century
- Updated and revised core text
- New chapters addressing the application of the Kodály method to the elementary choir and the use of technology in the Kodály classroom