Ashley Hall's Professional Education Portfolio

K-12 Certified Music Educator

Substandard C

1. SUBJECT MATTER KNOWLEDGE-BASE IN GENERAL AND LIBERAL EDUCATION

An understanding and appreciation of general and liberal arts including English, literature, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, natural or physical sciences, and the arts, and the ability to:

c. Understand global and international perspectives of the disciplines;

This substandard addresses the teacher’s inclusion of national and international perspectives during classroom discussions. As part of my music philosophies, both elementary and secondary, I firmly stress the inclusion of world music and cultural/ethnic influences in lesson plans.

Over the years, I’ve written and taught many lessons that have worldly influences to them. Available for download is a sample of one of these lesson plans. ¬†Click on the link below and the lesson plan will download automatically without prompt. The first link is the lesson plan; the second link is a set of directions for the rhythm activity that opens the lesson. Feel free to just browse through the lesson plan or implement part or all of it in your own classroom!

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Yankee Doodle and Russian Song directions

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