• Learning socially

    Learning socially

    Post twenty-one in our (re)learning to teach music series. This is the second week responding to the tasks in Chris Philpotts’s chapter – the third in Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School. This is week FIVE of the collaborative blogging.  Here’s a summary of the reading in GIF form – there are five […]

  • Indicators of (musical) thinking together

    In a previous post I wondered if the six types of talk proposed by Robin Alexander could be six types of (creative) music-making: Collective: ‘address learning tasks together’ – ensemble music-making is the immediate equivalent of this. Supportive: free of risk expression of ‘hesitant or tentative, or that might be judged ‘wrong’ – I think […]

  • Knowledge: categorically

    Knowledge: categorically

    Our twentieth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and next week focus on the tasks in Chris Philpotts’s chapter – the third in Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School. This is week four of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in […]

  • Knowing about, how and of

    Knowing about, how and of

    Our nineteenth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and next week focus on the tasks in Chris Philpotts’s chapter – the third in Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School. This is week four of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in […]

  • Ways of knowing – beginning Chapter 3

    Ways of knowing – beginning Chapter 3

    Our eighteenth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and next week focus on the tasks in Chris Philpotts’s chapter – the third in Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School. This is week four of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in […]

  • Offering a praxial approach

    Our seventeenth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and last week focus on the tasks in Gary Spruce’s chapter ‘Culture, society and musical learning’. This is week four of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in the secondary school, and this post is […]

  • Social milieu of creation

    Our sixteenth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and last week focus on the tasks in Gary Spruce’s chapter ‘Culture, society and musical learning’. This is week four of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in the secondary school.  Choose a piece of […]

  • We’ve got the blues

    Our fifteenth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and next week focus on the tasks in Gary Spruce’s chapter ‘Culture, society and musical learning’. This is week three of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in the secondary school.  What activities might you […]

  • Dots, lines and more

    Our fourteenth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and next week focus on the tasks in Gary Spruce’s chapter ‘Culture, society and musical learning’. This is week three of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in the secondary school.  Think of the ways […]

  • Communicating the message

    Our thirteenth post in our (re)learning to teach music series. The posts over this week and next week focus on the tasks in Gary Spruce’s chapter ‘Culture, society and musical learning’. This is week three of the collaborative blogging of the tasks in Learning to teach music in the secondary school.  What are your thoughts […]