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16th April 2010 at 01:00

Primary Music Box

By Sab Will with Susannah Reed

Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-0521728560

#163;35.05 (Published June 30)

This collection of song-based activities, accompanied by a CD and worksheets, comes in a photocopy-friendly format. Flexible lesson plans make it suitable for a range of abilities while a step-by-step guide helps time management and means it can be used for 10-minute exercises or a whole lesson.

You Can Teach Primary Music

By Patrick Gazzard

Rhinegold Publishing

ISBN: 978-1907447044


Aimed at student teachers and non-specialists, this guide could also prove useful for music subject leaders. It covers performing, listening and composing, as well as providing tips for putting on a concert and curriculum planning.

Songs in their Heads: Music and its Meaning in Children's Lives

By Patricia Campbell

Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0195382525

#163;14.99 (Published July)

What does music mean to children today? Does its meaning vary according to a child's gender, ethnicity or class?

Patricia Campbell looks at how a child's music-related behaviour and beliefs differ according to context, and explores the difference music can make.

It is designed as both a text for music education courses and a reference book for teachers.

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