Event Date Wed, 24 May 2017 9:00 am
Event End Date Wed, 24 May 2017 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:00 am
Cut off date 24/05/2017
Individual Price $120.00
Presenter Sue Lane
Number Hours 3
Cost Code 04.106.R4002.43100
Location Wattle Room, Port Kembla Golf Club, Golf Place, Primbee NSW 2502
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Event description

Orff Schulwerk is a unique and holistic approach to music education. It encourages every child to contribute according to his or her own ability. Orff Schulwerk is based on things children naturally like to do such as sing, dance, chant rhymes, clap, play etc. These instincts are directed into learning music by hearing and making music first, then reading and writing it later.

The approach is centred on teaching musical elements through speech, singing, movement, improvisation and playing instruments. Participants can expect a practical workshop for Early Childhood Teachers exploring the concepts of music and how they can be unlocked through singing, playing and movement.

Experience practical and engaging teaching and learning experiences that can be easily implemented with very young children. Come prepared to clap, sing, move and play your way through the session. This workshop aims to support busy teachers with practical ideas to build confidence and support learning.

Who should attend: Educators in all early childhood settings.

About the presenter:

Sue Lane is an active member of the Orff Schulwerk Association of NSW and has had much experience in music education provision in a variety of settings. Sue worked for many years as a music specialist and classroom teacher in schools on the Central Coast of NSW before lecturing in Music and Dance Education in the Education programs at the University of Newcastle. In recent years Sue has been employed as a professional development manager and a consultant at Musica Viva In Schools, supporting teachers in the presentation of creative music experiences with their students. Sue is also researching Arts provision in Australian primary schools.

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