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Including Everyone

Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Judith Jellison

19 February 2015

ISBN: 9780199358779

272 pages

In Stock

Price: £31.49



In this compelling new book on music education, veteran music educator Judith Jellison illustrates what it takes to imagine, create, and realize possibilities for all children in ways that inspire parents, teachers, and the children themselves to take part in collaborative music making.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the topic, useful for teachers at all levels and all settings
  • Approach grounded in principles prevalent in special education practices and law
  • Provides extensive resources, including strategies, adaptations, instructional materials, and ideas for group activities

About the Author(s)

Judith Jellison, Mary D. Bold Regents Professor of Music, Butler School of Music, the University of Texas at Austin

Judith Jellison is the Mary D. Bold Regents Professor of Music in the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin where she is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers and holds the title of University Distinguished Teaching Professor.

Table of Contents

    CHAPTER 1: Who's Here?
    CHAPTER 2: What's the Point?
    CHAPTER 3: Governing Principles
    CHAPTER 4: Make It Happen: A Universal Approach to Accomplish Music Goals
    Appendices: Historical Foundations
    Appendix A. Historical Timeline
    Appendix B. Essay: From Exclusion to Inclusion
    Appendix C. Essay: IDEA: History, Premises, Interpretations
    Appendix D. Significant Changes in Practices: 1970s to the Present
    Learn More: Individual and Group Activities


"Judith Jellison has written a landmark book that music and special educators will use as a guide for how to include and teach all children with exceptionalities." - Kimberly McCord, Professor of Music Education, School of Music, Illinois State University

"[A] substantial addition to the literature on music education for students who are struggling in school and those with disabilities. Jellison addresses some of the most important initiatives in education today, as well as the attitudes and principles that govern successful inclusion practices. - Alice-Ann Darrow, Irvin Cooper Professor of Music Education and Music Therapy, College of Music, Florida State University"

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