Introduction to music within the Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus
This course is divided into two modules (each module must be completed in order to successfully finish the course):
- Module 1
- Why do we teach music?
- Music and your school
- Where to start?
- Syllabus content menu
- What next?
- Module 2
- Revision – Why do we teach music?
- Revision – Musical concepts
- Interpreting the syllabus: the learning experiences
- Music and its links to literacy, numeracy and other KLAs
In each of the modules, you will:
- plan, deliver and be given feedback on two targeted music lessons you teach
- receive individual feedback
- be required to answer multiple-choice style assessment questions throughout in order to progress through the course.
This course offers practical strategies for teaching music within the K-6 classroom as well as unpacking syllabus metalanguage.
Who should participate?
- K-6 teachers
- specialist music teachers
- school executive
Mode of delivery
- 6 hours
Completing this course will help you to:
engage in professional learning in visual arts as an artform within the NSW Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus
build capacity and confidence
instigate change in attitudes and abilities in the creative arts (visual arts) K-6.
Artmaking practices such as line, texture and space are combined with practical tools in the learning experiences and artistic forms described within the syllabus. You will participate in this two-part online modules to unpack the syllabus and give you ideas for ways to enable these expectations in your classrooms. At the conclusion of part 1 of the online module, you will plan, deliver and receive feedback on a targeted visual arts lesson you will teach to your class. You will answer multiple-choice style assessment questions throughout, in order to progress through the course.
NESA registered professional development
Completing ‘Introduction to music within the Creative Arts K-6 Syllabus’ contributes 6 hours of NESA registered professional development addressing 3.2.2 and 2.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher accreditation.
How to enrol/register
Register for Introduction to music within the creative arts K-6 Syllabus via MyPL (Course code RG04780)
Contact Julia Brennan Creative arts Advisor for more information.