When Disney’s Frozen was released in theatres, children in my music classes were excited to sing Let it go during music time. For whatever reason, the children really connected with this song and it became a favourite overnight. Every week, I would have to remind them that we would finish music time with Let it…… Continue reading Using Disney songs in the classroom
COVID 19 has not been easy. With parents adding the role of teacher to their already busy lives, we have a thought of a way to make things a little easier. ‘Songs with Sami’ is a closed Facebook group designed to help parents with musical activities to do with their children during the isolation period.…… Continue reading Songs with Sami
A huge congratulations to the founding director, Sami Truscott for winning the Telstra Business Women’s Award in the category Emerging Leader. Have a look at her acceptance speech here!
“The cerebellum right at the bottom of the brain is the timekeeper of the brain, controlling movement such as foot-tapping, dancing and playing an instrument. It plays an important role in emotional reactions to music. Our lower brain develops early and is functional from birth. It is involved with the regulation of all our primary…… Continue reading Music and Self-Regulation
This months recommended resources for music, play based learning and some music to use at home. Anita Collins Music: I was privileged enough to do a six month mentor ship with Anita and she is absolutely brilliant! Her website is filled links to fantastic research and videos of her work such as her TEDx talk…… Continue reading Researching Music