General Description

Integrate musical strategies that can engage, foster creativity, promote learning and address the specific needs of students for non-music and music specialists. This course is hands on and offers practical ideas which facilitate (access) tapping in to the creative and learning potential of music.

 

Audience

K-12 teachers and assistants working with learning support and special needs.

 

Teaching Standards

1.6.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Strategies to support full participation of students with disability:   Design and implement teaching activities that support the participation and learning of students with disability and address relevant policy and legislative requirements,

1.5.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities:  Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities,

1.3.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Students with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds:  Design and implement teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds

 

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing “Music for special education teachers” before 4th February 2022 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors   1.6.2,  1.5.2,  1.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Venue Information:

Independant Theatre

269 Miller Street, North Sydney

Map

Directions

 from Packific Highway, turn on to Miller Street.

Transport

North Sydney station is approx 15 min walk

Visit Transport NSW to plan your trip.

Parking

Metered street parking. Paid Parking station in Ridge Street.

COVID-19 Event Information

All TTA venues continue to work with advice provided by the NSW Health Department in managing the risks associated with the current COVID-19 situation. While the current risk is low, TTA venues will be taking steps to help provide a safe environment for our courses. There will be increased cleaning and disinfecting of all areas, and venues will be providing ample hand sanitiser pumps. While venues will be taking all the care that they can, we also stress the need for course participants to take responsibility for their own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around them. If you are not feeling well or showing symptoms of COVID-19, please don’t attend this event. Wash your hands regularly. Avoid shaking hands where possible. Practice cough etiquette, coughing into a tissue or your elbow and washing your hands afterwards. Thank you for your understanding.

Presenter

Dianne Langan

Dianne has worked as a music educator and therapist for over twenty-five years. Her PhD examined the relationship between music education and music therapy. She has held a variety of music teaching and therapy positions which have included the University of Technology, Sydney, health settings and Schools for Specific Purposes. Dianne is currently teaching at Wenona in North Sydney. Her experience includes a range of publications, presentations and adult education forums.