Dr. Jill Reese and students.
During the Fall 2020 semester, SUNY Fredonia preservice music teachers enrolled in MUED 301, General Music in Elementary School, created listening lessons for grades K-5 and videos of themselves teaching the lessons so classroom teachers could use them with their own students.
Preservice teachers enrolled in the course, taught by School of Music faculty member Dr. Jill Reese, created listening maps and movement-based activities teachers could use to guide their students’ musical listening to a diverse variety of music (e.g., classical, pop music). Students organized the lessons according to type of listening activity and by grade level. Lesson plans connected to the Core Art Standards from the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and provided students with ready-to-go objectives, procedures and