Publications and Research

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

Fall 12-2016

Abstract

Children from different cultures have a natural affinity for rhymes, rhythm and music. Imagine if students were able, from the beginning of their education and experiences with academic writing and literacy, to access their unconscious and original selves from which to create their writing. The study of music can help to access this aware, inventive side that can enhance anyone’s writing. As an early childhood writing teacher and a composition teacher, we draw on our experiences with young children with words and music. We examine the relationship between music and words in an effort to bring the primitive drive of music into the emergent writing capabilities of children.

Comments

These are the published proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the International Society of Music Educators.

 
 

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