Singing with young children

empowering early childhood teachers to sing Orff-style

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This paper describes the initial stages of a research project, which seeks to support early childhood teachers in their professional practice in the implementation of regular music activities. The project focuses on singing with young children using an Orff Schulwerk approach. The paper reports on the first Professional Development Day that teacher-participants attended and it discusses the initial responses of these teachers, communicated via a short written survey.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-30
Number of pages8
JournalMusicworks: Journal of the Australian Council of Orff Schulwerk
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019


  • singing
  • early childhood education
  • teacher professional learning
  • Orff-Schulwerk

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