How to Teach Music: Methods & Tips


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What should teachers keep in mind when deciding how to teach elements of music to students?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a tip for teaching music?

2. If a student musician is wary of playing his or her musical instrument in class, which of the following is a good alternative?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple-choice quiz/worksheet asks you several questions about basic music instruction strategies. To pass these assessments, you'll need to use your knowledge of musical class activities, teaching methods and instruction tips.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect to answer questions about:

  • Teaching the elements of music
  • Music instruction tips
  • Alternatives to student instrumental performances in class
  • The benefits of diverse and open-minded musical class instruction and activities
  • The importance of avoiding common/cliched music in class

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of music instruction methods to answer questions about musical class activities, examples and offerings
  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related lesson about teaching music
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process of teaching the elements of music to students

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson, How to Teach Music: Methods & Tips, to learn more instructional strategies for this subject. The lesson is designed to help you:

  • Explain why music exploration can be beneficial in non-music classes
  • Learn effective music questions you can ask your class during discussions
  • Describe the practical applications of music flashcards