Teachers are forever being told to use more music in the classroom, and for good reason. Singing serves as a great memory aid, promotes healthy intellectual and emotional development and offers children a welcome break from the daily grind of reading and writing. If you’re looking for more ways to use music in the classroom, this article offers a combination of time-honoured tips and fresh inspiration to help you integrate more songs into your teaching schedule. How to Use Music in the Classroom To support the curriculum and help children…read more
Over the years, singing in schools has become increasingly popular and it has numerous educational and personal benefits for children. Songs in schools now work as a cohesive educational aid in the class schedule of many teachers. So what are the advantages of using primary school songs in the classroom? Advantages of Primary School Songs Singing works the ‘memory muscle’, helping children to take in and remember key information using repetitive rhyme and melody. Learning a piece of educational material attached to a tune provides a memory platform for children…read more
With December drawing ever closer, there’s a real buzz in the air as children start to look forward to their holidays. Christmas assemblies for primary schools are a great way to begin the day in the run-up to the festive period, helping them celebrate as part of a wider learning experience.
When we think back to our primary school days (however long ago that might be!) we often remember the fun and games rather than our classroom experience. Another fond memory in the classroom was the educational sing-songs and the assembly songs that we still can’t seem to forget even after all these years.