This book serves to be a road-map for today’s music educators who are tasked with promoting and fulfilling a rich arts curriculum, while still understanding and incorporating the realities and skill sets required in current and future job markets. Aligning Music to STEM challenges teachers and administrators to rethink the structure of traditional music education, as well as encourages universities to reimagine how they train music educators. It motivates schools and universities to explore their curricula designs and how ideas and lesson plans are being differentiated to promote the integration of STEM in the music classroom.
This text outlines ways that we can carefully redesign curricula and explore new approaches that aim to provide students with new opportunities to problem-solve, create, collaborate, and experience the world. Abrahams concludes that as current educators, it is our responsibility to promote new ideas for teaching and learning that lead students to a successful, creative life.
Vice Principal, Molin Middle School