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The ABC's of Education: A Primer for Schools to Come and Teach Like It's Music: an Artful Approach to Education Bundle
This bundle contains The ABC's of Education: A Primer for Schools to Come and Teach Like It's Music: an Artful Approach to Education.The ABC's of Education: A Primer for Schools to ComeDon’t miss this small book of essays with LARGE ideas! Using stories, reflections, and quotations from students and teachers, and drawing on the writing of historians, artists, poets and philosophers, Doug Goodkin presents 26 ways schools can better serve the “imaginative, intellectual, and humanitarian promise” of our children. In writing which never loses sight of what is truly possible, he asks the reader to examine practices which are commonly taken for granted in schools, and compels us to think beyond our passive acceptance. Drawing from 30 years of teaching at the San Francisco School, as well as memories of his own schooling as a child, Goodkin offers this inspiring and hopeful collection of alphabetic essays on what SHOULD be included in every child’s education.
Chapters include: Art, Beauty, Character, Democracy, Education, Fun, Genius, Humor, Instruction, Jazz, Knowledge, Love, Mistakes, No!, Orff Schulwerk, Play, Quality, Relationships, Stories, Truth, Understanding, Vulnerability, Work, Xylophones, Yes!, Zen.
Book, 211 pages.Teach Like It's Music: an Artful Approach to EducationHow might we teach in a way that uplifts both the children and ourselves? How do we give a shape and design to our classes that refreshes and energizes? How might we create a musical flow and make our classes truly sing? Revealing the thinking behind his long teaching career working with both children and adults of all ages, internationally renowned music educator Doug Goodkin guides us to making music classes - and any classes - more memorable, magical, and musical. From the nitty-gritty details of "The Neat Shoe Club" to the grand sweep of Alfred North Whitehead's Three Stages of Mental Growth, this book offers both pedagogical reflection and practical ideas for the music classroom and beyond. The ideas presented here will inspire all teachers to teach with more playfulness, passion and purpose.