Understanding Primary Music. Session 4: Listening and appraising Using ICT to support musical development Planning for learning. Listening and appraising: areas of focus. identifying instruments features of the music: dynamics, pace, pitch mood the music creates
Understanding Primary Music
Listening and appraising
Using ICT to support musical development
Planning for learning
(Allen, et.al., 2011: 212)
The use of software for sound exploration:
2a create musical patterns
2b explore, choose and organise sounds and musical ideas
The use of recording equipment for reviewing work:
KS1 3b make improvements to their own work
KS2 3c improve their own and others’ work in relation to its intended effect
Across all schools visited, audio recording was not used enough as a means of ongoing assessment, but tended to be used only at the end of a unit of work. As one pupil said, ‘It is good we record our own work, but it would be better if we could listen to it more and find out how we could improve it.
Resources available online:
Other examples of music software:
The more effective teachers made good use of well developed subject knowledge:
Using the resources provided:
plan a lesson for a specific year group.
Next week you will present the key aspects of the lesson, demonstrating how you have used the Ofsted (2009) findings.