Blurring the lines (between moving students from hearing to listening)

  Greetings Diploma Music Folk! This post presents a few teaching ideas. This base idea involves using popular (current top-forty) music and could serve as a doorway into the Listening Paper, Musical Links Investigation, and/or the Extended Essay. It also could be used to begin a ToK conversation concerning the concept of 'popular music' as a cultural definition (using other 'popular' songs from different musical genres and cultures). This lesson incorporates the following Learner Profile attributes: Reflective, Risk-takers, Communicators, Thinkers, Inquirers; This lesson ...