You Want Me to Teach What?
Transitioning to the Elementary Music Classroom
By Mari Schay and Michael Tolon
General Music and Classroom Publications
You’re a secondary instrumental or choral specialist, newly assigned to the general music classroom. What now? First, take a breath, calm down, and then read this book. Two experienced teachers who conquered this challenge offer practical advice with great care and wit. Chapters of the book address attitude, school environment, classroom management, curriculum and assessment, and student performance. In addition, concrete lesson plans are provided for each grade level. This book covers Pre-K through sixth grade.