Curriculum and Lesson Plans
Large Class Curriculum Document
Small Class Curriculum Document
Semester-Long Course Syllabus (coming soon)
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
2018 “Does school band kill creativity? Embracing New Traditions in School Instrumental Music.” Music Educators Journal, 105(1), 51-56.
2018 “Improvising to learn.” Research Studies in Music Education, 40(1), 117-135.
2016 “Conceptualizations of improvisation with young instrumentalists: A literature review.” Visions of Research in Music Education, 27. Available at http://www.rider.edu/~vrme
2011 “Helping students learn to improvise: Are we providing exercises or experiences?” TEMPO, The Official Magazine of the New Jersey Music Educators Association, 65(2), 74-75.
2011 “Beginning improvisation with young band students.” TEMPO, The Official Magazine of the New Jersey Music Educators Association, 65(3), 48-49.
2015 Wall, M.P., & Wall, J.K. “Improvising to learn: A democratic framework for music education.” In L.C. DeLorenzo (Ed.), Giving voice to democracy in music education: Diversity and social justice (pp. 123-137). New York: Routledge.
Wall, J.K., & Wall, M.P. “New perspectives on democratic education for the 21st century classroom.” Submitting to Journal of Pedagogic Development.
“Creative spaces in arts classrooms.” Submitting to Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education