Teaching secondary music
Teaching secondary music

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Teaching secondary music

3 Where do music teaching and learning take place?

Musical learning can be said to take place in three different contexts, all of which have to be taken into account by music teachers in secondary schools. In this section you will consider each of these contexts and their implications for musical knowledge and pedagogy. You will focus particularly on informal settings and their pedagogies, as these have gained particular importance in many secondary school music departments as a result of the influence of Musical Futures and the research of Professor Lucy Green (2002) into how popular musicians learn.


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