I've never been really good with technology but the research Sounding Out about music and deafness is pushing me to learn now. Sam West is helping me with all of this! We're trying to help the kids with hearing impairment to visualise music and understand through images their musical productions. In this specific situation our... Continue Reading →
This will help his FINE MOTOR SKILLS, stimulate the EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS (which are important for impulse inhibition, planning and cognitive coordination) and his HANDWRITING. In the end he was so happy that he gave me a big hug!
Ad un certo punto mi sono ricordata di avere l’Ipad nella borsa e appunto, tra le applicazioni presenti, c’era anche LOOPY (una scoperta che avevo fatto qualche mese prima grazie alla condivisione su Facebook di un’amica cantante). Così piano piano ho mostrato il funzionamento di Loopy a Teodor, lasciandolo sperimentare suoni, voci e melodie. La sua reazione è stata eccezionale: un’esplosione di tentativi e prove per capire come fare musica con l’applicazione.
I opened a lot of boxes full of musical instruments and musical memories that I used to teach when I run "Musicalmente" in my hometown... I got a bit emotional 🙂 It took me back to 4 years ago today, when "A Halloween night's dream" took place!
Ecco qui per voi la prima canzone composta dal famoso duo “The Double T” (Teodor and Tiziana) agli ukulele e voce, scritta durante una sessione di musicoterapia.
Today I wanted to work on the pulse and on the self-confidence in the session of Sounding Out - music and deaf. I started with Pedro Consorte's 'Rhythmic cards' game to introduce the idea of pulse and rhythm through the vision and the reading (really helpful with children with hearing impairment). We used the cards... Continue Reading →
I didn't run the best session ever? I will do it another day. This is the best opportunity for me to learn, to understand how to improve and to try to do better next week. I'm still feeling upside-down, though.
A simple conversation in which everyone says the name of a favourite food, during the last week became a multimodal and intermodal musical game, between sign language and body percussion rhythm.
After 6 hours of workshop about how to use the body music in the developmental age, they combined music, movement and yoga.
This Sunday I will be so lucky to come back to my school and speak about my experiences with the body music in education and therapy.
How can we do the same with music? "Really fun way to get some art up on the walls within a week and bring your school together through collaboration! On the first day of art each student created a leaf that represented who they are - then I created a tree on the wall to... Continue Reading →