Course 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

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.

 

Venue Information

Address

The Independent Theatre
269 Miller Street
North Sydney
NSW 2060


 

Directions

From Pacific Highway, turn onto Miller Street

Public Transport

North Sydney Station is just ten minutes walk away, or you can take a bus up the hill.

The Stanton library bus-stop is directly opposite the Theatre on Miller St. Take bus number 202, 203, 207, 208, 209 or 263 from Wynyard or North Sydney Station.

Visit Transport NSW to plan your trip.

Parking

There is no parking available on the theatre premises. However, there is ample street parking on Miller Street and the streets surrounding the theatre.

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.