This is a video conferencing course consisting of 3 x 60-minute live and interactive video sessions for anyone teaching whole-class instrumental music lessons with a focus on percussion or world-music. The course covers whole-class facilitation skills, one-off lesson material, schemes of work, teaching ideas & assessment guidance for 7-14 year olds.
Who is it for and what does it contain?
Anyone teaching whole-class instrumental music lessons
Particular focus on percussion and world-music
Whole-class facilitation skills, teaching ideas & guidance for both one-off lessons & schemes of work & assessment guidance for 7-14 year olds
Completely interactive video conferencing!
Who is the mentor?
Mike Simpson, Co-founder & Musical Director of Inspire-works for past 16-years
Mike oversees the Inspire-works team of facilitators who work with over 85,000 children per year
He is the author of Rhinegold Education’s Teach & Play world-music series
He is a Senior Examiner for Trinity College London
Holder of 2 Guinness World Records - largest samba band and largest drumming lesson
3 times finalists in Music Teacher Awards
Winner of best instrumental resource in Primary Music Magazine Awards.
How does it work?
3 x 60-minute monthly video conferencing sessions using Zoom video platform
Fully interactive video platform which allows the course to include interactive music-making & discussions
Participants complete light-touch practical tasks in-between sessions
Participants will receive a certificate of completion
Includes bonus free resources and discount codes.
More details of the course:
Using Inspire-works’ model of workshop facilitating as a starting point, participants will have the opportunity to:
new facilitation skills for whole-class instrumental learning
how to use differentiation in a whole-class environment
how to use classroom instrument substitutions for world-music workshops.
in practical music-making activities to help enhance your own teaching
in discussions with other like-minded facilitators/teachers
in discussions about appropriate cultural information for world-music genres for different age groups.
techniques for aural teaching
an understanding of appropriate music for different age groups
creative assessment techniques for whole-class environments.
One-off workshop template
1-term Scheme of Work template
Cultural significance guide for different age groups example
Class Baseline & Assessment Templates
Discount to Inspire-works Online Learning Platform courses
Discount on instruments sold in Inspire-works online shop.
Autumn 2019 cohort:
17th October 2019 8pm-9pm (BST),
14th November 2019 8pm-9pm (GMT),
12th December 2019 8pm-9pm (GMT).
Can’t make a date? That’s ok - simply watch a video recording of the session later in your own time.
£120+VAT. On sale until 30th September at £95+VAT.