On occasion, I’ve had people ask me for tips on teaching music in Early Years or Primary. I’ve found that most of the tips I’m giving actually have nothing to do with music! For many classroom teachers, these are nothing groundbreaking, but I hope they might be helpful for anyone who's starting out teaching music to children and feeling a little nervous.Read More
An essential part of teaching musicianship is developing the skill of “inner hearing”. When working with children, I call this “singing in your thinking voice”. This can be a tricky concept for children to master, but there are many ways to practise this that are great fun!
Here are my favourite songs & rhymes for teaching “thinking voice” to children from early years to upper primary.