*Making Music, Making Meaning: Honoring Student Identities in the Elementary General Music Classroom


Using activity-based participation and research-informed practices, this session will explore classroom musicking through lenses of human diversity and identity. While this session will include activity demonstrations and new repertoire (songs & chants composed by the presenter), it will also provide space for participants to reflect upon their practices by engaging the lenses through which these activities are viewed and the belief systems upon which these activities are situated.
Amy Sierzega
Learning Objective 1
Participants will learn about and reflect upon "teaching moves" that can honor student identities related to human diversity and musicianship.
Learning Objective 2
Participants will interact with activities designed to actively engage students in musicking, foster audiation development, and cultivate community.
Learning Objective 3
Participants will engage with their own belief systems as music educators while making connections with research-informed practices and theoretical frameworks.
Target Audiences
CME Information