When we learn to speak, we're learning a lot of musical skills - and vice versa! When we engage in a musical call and response or conversation - even if it's nonsense - we're teaching babies how language and speech works.
Episode 8: Music Outdoors, Language Development and Empathy with Dr. Rachel Drury
Creative Skills Manager Heather Armstrong spoke with musician and researcher Dr. Rachel Drury.
For even more ideas, sign up for our live online Creative Chat with Rachel – a chance for you to ask questions and connect with other ELC Professionals across Scotland!
This month we’re running the same session twice, so only sign up for one of Rachel’s Creative Chats:
Thurs. 6th May, 3:45pm-5:15pm
Thurs. 13th May, 6:45pm-8:15pm
Wee Inspirations are are ideas you can send to the families you work with, or use in your setting. If you want to access all the Wee Inspiration idea cards, head to the main Wee Inspirations webpage.
If you enjoyed this episode (or the accompanying videos, Wee Inspirations and Reflective Practice worksheet) let us know what you think by filling out this survey. Every month you have another chance to win £50 worth of arts materials for your setting, so please ensure you are filling out the current survey – the month will be at the top of the survey.
To be eligible you need to be a part of the ELC workforce in Scotland and have accessed at least one part of Creative Skills Online.