Ashley Hall's Professional Education Portfolio

K-12 Certified Music Educator

Substandard C

3. CURRICULAR AND PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE ALIGNED WITH STATE RESOURCES

Knowledge of subject matter and pedagogy with reference to the MCF and other state sponsored resources, for consistent and equitable learning in Michigan schools, including the ability to:

c. Help each student to learn how to safely and responsibly access and use resources to become a discerning independent learner and problem solver (e.g., print materials, information technology, assistive technology);

This substandard addresses the teacher’s implications of additional resources that promote the independent learning of the student. In music, we stress this a great deal at the beginning level without the student realizing its benefits.

Many beginning band method books include accompany CD’s and theory programs that get the band student review pitches and songs at home on their own. It can be very difficult as a mature musicians to play along with accompaniments if you’ve never experienced them as a young musician and grown with the idea of supplemental materials to your own music.

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