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Your Musical Child
     

Your Musical Child

by Jessica Baron Turner
 

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What makes a child fall in love with learning to play music? How does talent develop? When is the right time to start lessons? Which instrument is the best fit? Why is practice so challenging and what can parents do to keep kids musically motivated? Where can a parent learn about music programs, camps, books, recordings, and other important resources? This

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What makes a child fall in love with learning to play music? How does talent develop? When is the right time to start lessons? Which instrument is the best fit? Why is practice so challenging and what can parents do to keep kids musically motivated? Where can a parent learn about music programs, camps, books, recordings, and other important resources? This groundbreaking book answers these questions and many others, serving up healthy portions of insight, humor, research, practical advice, fresh ideas and heartfelt encouragement for making the most of musical development from pregnancy through the elementary years. It provides everything parents need to nurture children so they may begin to discover their own unique voices. If one book can keep kids from quitting, this is it!

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014145305
Publisher:
String Letter Publishing
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
242
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Jessica Baron Turner is a music educator, child development specialist, and award-winning author of the best-selling instructional SmartStart Guitar series. She founded and directs Guitars in the Classroom, a nonprofit program that brings music making into schools with teacher training and support. Her experience counseling and providing educational therapy to children inspired the development of the “Braid Model,” a holistic and practical approach to nurturing musical development.

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