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”
“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 primaryContinue 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 talkContinue reading “Researching Music”
The one comment I hear over and over in my profession is “I’m not a singer, so I can’t do music at home”.
This week, someone asked me the question “Why did you choose to focus on Music Education rather than another artistic discipline?”