Music and Children

Music is essential to learning, so don't let your child miss out! Learn how to find music classes, help your child pick up an instrument, use music to enhance general education, and much more.

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  • 11.

    Lyrical Literacy Learning

    Literacy learning begins long before a child starts to read and it often begins with music. Early childhood educators...

  • 12.

    Turn Up the Volume: Boost Memory and Learning with Music

    Use music to help your child retain information and enhance learning. Here are expert tips for incorporating music into...

  • 13.

    The Value of Music in Early Education

    Music’s prominent place in early education is based on the value of music to children’s growth and learning. The...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Musical Development in the Early Years

    Because aptitude for music seems to stabilize around age nine (Gordon, 1990), the early years are considered critical to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 15.

    Classical Music and Children

    Musical experiences for young children must include classical music in addition to the music we usually associate with...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 16.

    Singing as a Teaching Tool

    It doesn't take an experienced musician to sing with young children. Anyone can sing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat," and make...

    Source: National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • 17.

    The Importance of Lullabies

    Since response to sound is one of the most highly developed abilities in the newborn infant, children need to be...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Listening to Music

    Listening (aural perception) is embodied in every phase of every activity that contributes to musical understanding and...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    National Standards for Music Education for Four-year-olds

    The standards in this section are intended for 4-year-old children. It is important to remember that the skills of young...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Can Music Instruction Affect Children's Cognitive Development?

    Several studies have examined the effects of music instruction on children's abilities in other disciplines. Other...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)