It is a rainy day in my neighborhood, again today! So, it got me thinking that it would be a great day for a post about music and art. Using art to help children express musical understanding is a great way to exercise creative thinking and expression. I like to use a variety of pieces … Continue reading What color did I just hear?
I thought I would share just a short portion from my recent research, "The Impact of Music Instruction on Language Development for Children with Dyslexia." Music, as much as language, is an innate quality in every child. Some believe that musical knowledge is something that is “beyond words” and is seen as a language of … Continue reading Music and Language Development, how do they relate?
If there is anything I have learned from working with young children it is their incredible capacity for pretend play and role playing. I recently worked with a group of children, ages 3 - 6, using creative dramatics as a way to practice creative thinking and what an enjoyable experience was had by all. Here … Continue reading I am a lion….did you hear my roar?