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ERIC Number: EJ879200
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1048-3713
Best Practices for Young Children's Music Education: Guidance from Brain Research
Flohr, John W.
General Music Today, v23 n2 p13-19 2010
This article reviews best practices for young children's music experiences in light of developments in brain research. The first section reviews research music and brain topics including neuromyths, effect of music on structural brain changes and general intelligence, plasticity, critical and optimal periods, and at-risk student populations. The second section applies brain research to development and instructional strategies in the elementary music classroom. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A