General Methods of Teaching Music in the Primary School

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Benjamin Adjepong


Pupils learn music through many and different ways. Various methods, approaches and strategies of teaching are described in the literature. Teaching music is an art and activity which require teachers to use a combination or an integration of some of these methods and strategies to provide effective learning experiences to pupils. The aim of this article is to present overviews of some general approaches and strategies of teaching music based on the constructivist theory of teaching in the primary school. It will cover the lecture, demonstration and modelling, discovery, video showing, field trip, role-play, project, questioning technique, assignment, and the discovery methods of teaching. The paper will also highlight factors that determine the selection of a teaching method for a particular lesson and finally, stages in teaching.

Teaching, music, primary school, constructivist theory

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Adjepong, B. (2021). General Methods of Teaching Music in the Primary School. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 13(4), 23-34.
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