In this Unit of Study students will investigate a range of significant foundational ideas relevant to the learning and teaching of music as a human activity: a performed expressive system that is defined by specific historical, social and cultural situations and circumstances. Key Ideas in Music Education explores the place of music in human experience, what it means to be musical, and some of the ways musicality can be cultivated. Through the lens of the Orff Schulwerk pedagogical approach, the unit explores ways we learn music, learn about music, and learn through music.
1 x 2 hour workshop per week
Peer-teaching assessment 50%, ePortfolio 50%
Selected new media items (chosen for relevance to weekly topic)