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Music in Motion
Music in Motion: An exciting and practical programme to enhance musical skills and develop confidence in teaching music.
Relax and rejuvenate on your summer course!
Adults who listen to music significantly reduce their cortisol levels, lowering stress or anxiety. When we hear music that we enjoy, our brain also releases the chemical dopamine which positively effects our mood. Boost your overall well-being and be happy on your summer course this year by registering for Music in Motion with Aisling Beecher.
Music has a positive impact on learning and on the social, emotional and psychological development of children. This practical and music-making course will ensure that all teachers, particularly those who don’t have a musical background, are equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to deliver music lessons with confidence to all primary level students.
Participants will become familiar with key concepts, such as musical elements and musical theory, will develop a bank of resources which they can draw from as they plan, and discover engaging approaches to teaching music in their classroom. The course will focus on all three strands of the music curriculum and will involve active participation in singing, conducting, playing percussion instruments, improvising and composing. Participants will also discover how to integrate literacy and numeracy development into music lessons, particularly in the context of the Primary Language Curriculum, while also becoming familiar with strategies to incorporate music into the daily routine of school and developing thematic lessons with a musical aspect. Finally, teachers will be invited to self-reflect on their own teaching of the music curriculum in relation to the SSE teaching and learning framework.
On completion of this course, participants will be enabled to:
This course will be facilitated by Aisling Beecher.
Aisling currently works as a primary school teacher in Gaelscoil Mhainistir na Corann, Midleton, Co. Cork. As an accomplished musician, she conducts, directs and accompanies choirs around Cork.
Before you finalise payment for your course, please note the following:
All our summer courses are booked on the condition that the course fee is non-refundable. Course Fees are not transferrable to another teacher. Unfortunately, if you wish to cancel your place on one of our courses or you are unable to attend the course, we are not in a position to refund fees.
In the event that the minimum number of participants required do not apply then the Centre will be obliged to cancel the course and all monies will be refunded in full.
|Date||Monday 01 July 2019 - Friday 05 July 2019|
|Time||9.30am to 2pm|
|Venue||Gaelscoil Mhainistir na Corann, Midleton, Co Cork|
|Places||10 places remaining|
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