On music and literacy learning in the middle years

Riddle, Stewart (2016) On music and literacy learning in the middle years. Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 24 (3). pp. 16-18. ISSN 1320-5692


This article highlights music as a largely untapped resource in the literacy classroom, despite a
growing body of evidence suggesting that there are strong links between language and music. Music plays an important role in the developing identities of young learners and there is significant potential in working with the multimodality of music and language to support literacy learning activities.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2016 04:54
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2018 00:12
Uncontrolled Keywords: music, literacy, education
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/29856

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