The Rock 'n' Roll Classroom; Using Music to Manage Mood, Energy, and Learning

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-10-24
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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The book will give teachers of all grade levels specific ways to use music in the classroom to raise mood, manage energy levels, increase engagement and focus, and help students more effectively process content for long-term memory storage -- all resulting in increased learning and ultimately, increased test scores. This book provides all the knowledge a teacher needs to start using music effectively in the classroom, including the full spectrum of appropriate classroom uses, the research that supports each use, and specific strategies for implementation. In addition, the book offers long lists of field-tested songs for each use.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
About the Authorsp. xiii
Music: A Powerful Teaching Toolp. 1
So Happy Together: Using Feel-Good Music to Manage Student Moodp. 23
Calming the Restless Natives: Using Music to Reduce Excess Energy and Stressp. 49
They Like to Move It (So Let Them): Using Pump-Up Music to Energize Studentsp. 71
Music to Work To: Using Background Music to Increase Focus on Individual Workp. 89
Come Together (Over Music): Using Background Music to Facilitate Group Activitiesp. 119
Learn It Through a Song and Remember It Forever: Using Music to Create Robust Memory of Contentp. 141
Your Magical, Musical Bag of Tricks: Fun and Effective Management Strategies Using Musicp. 191
Putting It All Together: Policies and Procedures, Hardware and Software, Planning and Implementationp. 217
Appendicesp. 237
Referencesp. 273
Indexp. 285
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