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Children Composers - Children Composing For Other Children

You may have landed here from LinkedIn, in which case jump straight to The Song-writing Process below.

Children composing for other children is not something we hear much about. Children say that "Only grown-ups can compose", and "Children can't possibly…

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Thinking Voice - Using it in the classroom

What is a Thinking Voice?
Put simply, the Thinking Voice is what we describe as hearing music in our heads. Take the concept of whistling a tune. Our ears will finetune things as we go while we actively play along…

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Epo i tai tai

Epo i tai tai ay

A beautiful and simple Maori fishing song to enjoy in the classroom. This song works well across Key Stage 2 and is relatively quick and easy to pick up. Children will understand about phrasing, add…

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The Power of The Pulse - Apples anyone?

We are encouraged to teach by introducing concepts and skills that will relate to life outside the classroom. So, as the grip of autumn tightens and apples begin to fall from their branches, collecting a windfall to serve as a…

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