Purpose, process and audience.
This experienced teacher discusses the importance of communication with parents.
In this short video, the group perform part of Corelli's "La Folia" to begin the lesson.
This teacher comments on the usefulness of peer feedback.
This teacher offers some advice on assessment in music.
Listening to student compositions is, in itself, a critical skill for teachers to develop.
Modern instrumental lessons provide limited capacity to hear, revise and monitor scale practice.
Scale practice is an important way to develop technique and tuning.
In this group flute lesson, the girls explore some rhythmic variation to their piece.
In this group flute lesson, the teacher uses a prop to develop the breathing.
In this y8 arranging lesson, the groups engage in peer assessment.
In this Y8 'arranging' lesson, the class teacher offers an 'arranger’s notepad' as a tool to help the groups structur...
It is often difficult to separate out the component parts of musical learning.
In this y8 classroom music lesson, the teacher encourages the class to map out ideas for arranging the song "Stand by...
This teacher talks us through her approach to her role in the context of her Y9 composition lesson.
Music, as a subject based in sound, requires teachers to have strategies for managing behaviour including starting/st...
The periodic direction from the class teacher helps to scaffold this composition lesson so that the class are focused...
This teacher is actively involved in the listening activity. Clear questions have been articulated before the example...
In this group brass lesson the teacher uses a backing track on a repeated cycle to stage the preparation for performa...
Working with larger groups can unveil some simple problems in the pedagogy of how to approach giving instructions.
Btec students are given an opportunity to reflect on their performance.
In this lesson, Year 12 Btec students receive feedback and direction from their teacher.
In this lesson, Year 12 Btec students rehearse for their upcoming performance assessment.
The plenary in this Year 9 lesson encourages the students to assess themselves in 2 clear areas.