The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

MUSI 1313 Teaching Music in the Elementary School

This service learning course emphasizes the importance of the arts in the curriculum. A major goal is to encourage students to critically think about integrating the arts into the curriculum, and about thematic teaching across the curriculum. The course is experiential. Students are active participant in activities that serve as models for future teaching. Students develop creative lessons integrating music, art, dance, and drama, share lessons with peers, and teach lessons to children in a school setting. Students will be introduced to music fundamentals through the recorder. No Prerequisite. Meets the requirements for Creative Arts in the General Education Core.



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As scheduled