Charlie Swan, an Early Years and Special Needs Teacher, presents literature outlining how music can help with behaviour and co-regulation of children in the early years phase of education.
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Early years music can help close the attainment gap for young people with complex needs
The recently launched ‘Sounds of Intent in the Early Years’ research report provides powerful evidence that every child should have the right to access music.
New book by Dr Anita Collins – The Lullaby Effect – lifting the lid on early years music research
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If, like me, you find that it’s a constant battle to make sense of all the…
Music and early years speech and language programme reports on first year
‘Music for Change’ 2015-18, is a multi-year programme which enhances children’s early development and improve rates of school readiness among pre-school children in northwest Westminster, an area of multiple deprivation, and it has reported on its first year.
Early childhood music training can lead to better music and language skills
Early childhood music training can lead to improvements in both musical skills and language skills, according to Dr Sean Hutchins at the Royal Conservatory of
The effects of early music training on brain activity
Researchers at the University of Southern California have studied the effects of music training on brain activity.
Music for Education & Wellbeing Podcast: How can parents/ carers involve children in pre-school music? – with Liv McClennan, community musician
In this new podcast, Anita Holford, co-editor of Music Education Works, is talking with Liv McLennan, who is a community musician and a specialist in early years music.
Can a rhythmic intervention support reading development in poor readers?
Professor Susan Hallam’s research found that regular beat-based music making sessions can improve the reading skills of 11-12 year-olds.
Music also matters in the real world
Edward R Howe, associate professor at Thompson Rivers University in British Colombia, Canada, asks what can be done to support and encourage music education for all?
The power of music-making
“Music is universal, it is magical, and it is omnipresent. Why would we be okay with our schools not having music?” asks Suzanne D’Addario Brouder in her blog on The Violin Channel.
How music helps your child’s brain grow
An interview on Kinderling Radio in Australia with Anita Collins, professor in neuroscience and child education at the University of Canberra, about how music can help your child’s brain grow from the very beginning.
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