Teaching April 10, 2017 Dysmusia – how dyslexic research and therapy can overcome difficulties in reading music notation

Cellist and language therapist Dr Elizabeth Morrow describes developmental dysmusia – an inability to read a musical score – and offers guidance for teachers in overcoming the difficulty. About five years ago my professional life took a hard right turn, which has opened up a surprising area of inquiry. As a newly Certified Academic Language […]

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Learning the language of music: is it child’s play?

The italian Reggio Emilia approach is now considered the most progressive and desirable early-childhood educational approach in the world. These schools value children’s innate abilities and nurture artistic and creative intelligences through play-based emersion in the “poetic languages” such as visual arts, music, poetry, dance, drama or photography. But how might a particular language, such […]

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