MUSIC IN CHILDHOOD: FROM PRESCHOOL THROUGH THE ELEMENTARY GRADES, equips you with the knowledge, tools and confidence to effectively teach music to children. Its practical strategies, imaginative scenarios and comprehensive examples prepare students for careers in music education and help active teachers sharpen their skills. Combining research and their years of experience, authors Campbell and Scott-Kassner present strategies for developing pitch, vocal, rhythmic, instrumental, listening, movement and creative responses in children. They emphasize contemporary topics like diversity, technology, incorporating evolving standards and meeting the needs of exceptional children. Numerous lesson plans and curricular units provide examples to help you effectively create plans tailored to your specific classroom needs.