Teachers in Ontario aim to offer a "balanced music program [of] listening and responding, performing, interpreting, and creating ... that may appeal to a wide variety of students" (p.16, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1-8, The Arts).
The Queen's Education Library supports your music teaching by providing you with:
People for Education. Arts Education, 2018.
People for Education. Annual Report, 2019.
Royal Conservatory of Music. (2014). The Benefits of Music Education.
Royal Conservatory of Music. (2014). The Benefits of Music Education infographic.
Upitis, Rena. (2003). What is arts education good for? Education Canada, 43.4.
Upitis, Rena. (2011). Arts Education for the Development of the Whole Child. Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
MusicPlay Online is available to Queen's teacher candidates!
Faculty of Education students, staff, and faculty: your username and password for MusicPlay is on the Passwords for Licensed Resources page.
Watch Denise Gagné show you how to navigate your way to joyful music lessons on MusicPlay's YouTube channel.
The MusicPlay binders and CDs are in our Teacher Resource Room Kit collection, and we have many of the other Themes & Variations materials in Teaching Collection on Floor 2. Just ask for recommendations about where to start your music lesson planning or for assistance finding the logon information.
Miller, D. Happy Reading! The DVD is in our Teacher Resource Room at LB 1525.7 .H37 2002 DVD
Educational Leadership. (Dec2018/Jan/2019). Focus issue on arts education.
Upitis, R. (2011). Engaging Students Through the Arts. What Works? Research into Practice. Student Achievement Division, Ontario Ministry of Education.
Upitis, R. (2014). Cultivating Student Engagement Through Interactive Art Strategies. What Works? Research into Practice. Student Achievement Division, Ontario Ministry of Education.