Literacy In Music: Year 5/6 Raps

Year 5/6 Raps Integrating the two key Learning Areas of Music and English, students were engaged in learning experiences to express their creativity through composing raps. Students read and deconstructed the given example of a Rap with Lyrics – Hip Hop Hamburger Lyric sheet (from the Musical Futures resources), commenting on use of rhyme, form, … Continue reading Literacy In Music: Year 5/6 Raps

“Learning should be fun!”: Lessons From The ECTA Conference 2017

When I attended the annual ECTA (Early Childhood Teacher’s Association) Conference on the 24th June 2017, I listened with much interest to the Keynote speaker: Professor Pieter Roussow as he presented his address on “Building brain capacity – the implications of the new paradigm in neuro-science.” Later, that day, I attended his workshop: “The neuro-science … Continue reading “Learning should be fun!”: Lessons From The ECTA Conference 2017