Supporting Musical Development in the Early Years by Linda PoundSupporting Musical Development in the Early Years by Linda Pound

Supporting Musical Development in the Early Years

byLinda Pound, Chris Harrison

Paperback | November 16, 2002

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This important book provides practical guidance for parents, teachers and other early years practitioners who are concerned with young children's musical development. The authors highlight the relationship between music and the development of communication, the expression of emotion and playfulness. They show how these three elements, in conjunction with musical activity and experience, underpin all future learning including the development of language. They go on to explore music as a subject in its own right and its role in supporting other areas of the curriculum.

Insights from a wide range of research are presented in a way which makes them accessible to practitioners so that they can be used to inform and develop effective practice. Practitioners and parents are encouraged to have confidence in their own musical ability.

The book provides a wide range of practical strategies and activities. It will show that everyone is capable of enjoying making music with young children and contributing to their future musical development.
Linda Pound is Academic Leader for Early Childhood Programmes at the University of North London. She has worked with every age group from 2-62 years of age but her passion is the education of young children. She has been a headteacher, local authority inspector and involved in training of early years practitioners at all levels.Chris H...
Title:Supporting Musical Development in the Early YearsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.06 × 5.98 × 0.43 inPublished:November 16, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0335212247

ISBN - 13:9780335212248

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Table of Contents

Born musical
The music curriculum
Music across the curriculum
A music-rich environment
Intervention, observing, planning and evaluating

Editorial Reviews

"...another wonderfully supportive and thoughtful book in the 'Supporting Early Learning' series." - Chris Harrison