Music and the Young Mind: Enhancing Brain Development and Engaging Learning

Music and the Young Mind: Enhancing Brain Development and Engaging Learning

By: Maureen Harris (author)Mixed Media

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Written for the early childhood educator-experienced or trainee, musician or nonmusician_this book describes a music-enriched environment for teaching the whole child. With easy-to-follow lesson plans, sing-along CDs (sung in a suitable pitch for the young child), and supporting literature, educators can gain musical confidence as they explore research on child development, learn how to create a music-enriched environment and build musical confidence, see a curriculum time-frame, and follow lesson plans with ideas for further musical creativity and exploration.

About Author

Maureen Harris, an educator and music professional has dedicated 20 years to the education of the young child, earned a Masters of Education at University of Windsor, and studied early childhood music with E. Gordon at Michigan State University.


Part 1 Foreword Part 2 Introduction Part 3 What the Experts Say Chapter 4 Brain Research and How Children Learn Part 5 The Power of Music Chapter 6 Biology and Music-Tapping the Global Rhythm Chapter 7 Healing Chapter 8 Gifted Children Part 9 The Musically Enlightened Educator Chapter 10 Teacher Training Chapter 11 Appropriate Curricula Part 12 Learning through Music Chapter 13 Multicultural Integration Part 14 Step-by-Step Curriculum Development Chapter 15 A Year's Music Curriculum Chapter 16 Lesson Plans of Basic Concepts Chapter 17 Resource Guide Part 18 Getting Started Chapter 19 Let's Get Started Part 20 Tomorrow's World Chapter 21 Tomorrow's World

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781607090618
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 150
  • ID: 9781607090618
  • weight: 703
  • ISBN10: 1607090619

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