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Resources and Recordings
Debating the Place of Jazz in Mainstream American Education.
In this piece of writing I reference a variety of literature, the aim of which is to address the question of whether or not ‘Jazz Studies’ belong in the formal pedagogical setting of the American Institution, or within the realms of a more informal learning environment.
Defining the Purpose of Music Education
In this paper I compare the ideas of some significant music educators and identify their distinct and contrasting theories about the purposes of musically educating children in secondary schools.
Pursuing a Definition of School Success.
In this paper I suggest that a school is successful when its students leave with high aspirations that are a result of high expectations from teachers and parents alike.
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