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Keywords

Music in education; Music, Influence of;

Abstract

This paper reviews the effects of using music and movement to enhance learning in early childhood years and in the elementary classroom. Information includes Howard Gardner's musical and bodily-kinesthetic intelligences, the effects of music on brain development in infants and children, studies in the effects of music on spatial-temporal reasoning, how music affects learning in the early childhood and primary years, and the effects of music on special learners. Appropriate for parents, caregivers, and educators, this review provides the basis for incorporating music into everyday early childhood and classroom experiences.

Year of Submission

2007

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Lynn Ethan Nielsen

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Date Original

2007

Object Description

1 PDF file (32 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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