'Teaching Music Differently' explores what music teachers do and why. It offers insightful analysis of eight in-depth studies of teachers in a range of settings and demonstrates that pedagogy is not simply the delivery of a curriculum or an enactment of a teaching plan. Rather, a teacher's pedagogy is complex, nuanced and influenced by a multitude of factors. Exploring the theories teachers hold about their own teaching, it reveals that, even when teachers are engaged with the same subject, their teaching varies substantially. It analyses the differences in terms of agency - the knowledge and skills that teachers bring to teaching, their expectations shaped by their life histories, the ways in which they relate to their students and the subject, and their ideas about the content they teach - what is important, what is interesting, what is difficult for students to grasp
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