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From the editor.(Editorial)
September 22, 2007 ... This Special Focus issue on Secondary General Music will be welcomed by music educators who teach grades 4-12, as well as preservice educators in their secondary methods classes. The idea for this special focus issue grew out of a discussion...

Music for the forgotten creating a secondary general music experience for students with special needs.
September 22, 2007 ... Five years ago I started a secondary general music program for students with special needs at a local middle school. This had two aims: train preservice music teachers how to educate special learners and provide an adaptive secondary general...

Principles for principals: why music remains important in middle schools.
September 22, 2007 ... The news as it appeared in the local paper was not really news to rank-and-file music educators. Columbus Dispatch headlines in March and April of 2007 proclaimed what music teachers in Ohio and across the nation continue to discover with...

Lullaby concert for preschoolers: a delightful idea to share with your High School Orchestra director.
September 22, 2007 ... One of the most memorable orchestra concerts I have ever attended was at an MENC convention where the Stillwater High School Orchestra performed a Lullaby Concert for preschoolers. The students had arranged their own music and organized a...

From the bookshelf: picture books in secondary music.(Recommended readings)
September 22, 2007 ... Picture books in the secondary music classroom? I can almost hear some folks saying, "You've got to be kidding! They're baby books." First, picture books are not baby books. This genre includes many sophisticated, illustrated books in...