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Weaving Music into Young Minds with Education

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ISBN-10: 0766800199

ISBN-13: 9780766800199

Edition: 2002

Authors: Mary Miche

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Weaving Music into Young Minds composes the interrelationship of music and academic development in children, and demonstrates how music can enhance and accelerate the learning process. It orchestrates numerous activities that parents and educators can use to bring music into the lives of young children, with or without having musical talent or training. Each chapter highlights articles on experts and artists who work with children in music, and offers an array of talent and musical styles for parents and educators to introduce to children. Other accompanying features include discussion questions for review of key information, suggested learning activities, and references for finding…    
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Book details

List price: $82.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/7/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Music in the Cracks of Your Classroom
Why Music?
Theory of Multiple Intelligences
How to Play Music
When to Play Music
Integrating Music into the Schedule
What Music to Play
Music Basics
The Importance of Music Learning
Learning the Beat
Pitch Learning
Musical Expressions
Growing Up the Musical Child
Music and Brain Development
The Infant
The Toddler
The Two-Year-Old
The Three-Year-Old
The Four-Year-Old
The Five-Year-Old
The Six-Year-Old
The Seven-Year-Old
The Eight-Year-Old
Music and Children with Special Needs
Music and Memory
The Varieties of Special Needs
Music and Gender Differences
Integrating Science and Music
Teaching Science Concepts through Song
Animals' and Plants' Responses to Music
The World of Sound and Music
Listening to and Recording Nature Sounds
The Science of Musical Sound
Music and Language
Language Acquisition and Music
Developing Foreign Language Skills
Learning Listening Skills through Music
Music and Social Learning
Valuing Diversity
Communicating Values through Song
Teaching Social Information through Song
Learning about Music History
Music and the Arts
Music and Emotions
Music and the Development of Creativity
Representing Music through Visual Art
Integrating Music with the Dramatic Arts
How to Record Music with Children
Music and Movement
Using Movement to Teach Musical Concepts
Using Movement with Songs
Musical Games
The Dalcroze Method
Music with Reading and Writing
Music Instruction and Reading Readiness
Writing Development and Music
How to Reach the Artists
Song Lyrics
Glossary
Index