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Music and More

No musical know-how? No problem. Music and More is a three-book series that includes digital music files for the first two-books. Written especially for teachers who have little experience in delivering music lessons, it provides a thematic approach to teaching young children music. This series has step-by-step music plans, plus a range of teacher support material that has been put together by authors with more 40 years of practical music teaching experience.

Ages: 4-7 years

About the Authors

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Annette Meyer recently retired from her position as assistant principal at Wellsford School after 35+ years of teaching. Among the many memorable experiences of her career was a 10-year shift in Singapore, teaching children from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Annette is a trained and passionate reading recovery teacher who, as literacy leader for Wellsford School, developed a programme to cater for the needs of children struggling with literacy.

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Lynette Rowe has been a teacher for 29 years and is currently a senior teacher of junior classes at Wellsford School. She has natural musical ability and plays the piano and ukulele by ear. Music is important in her teaching, as she believes it is integral to developing oral language. Lynette has a wide knowledge of Tikanga Maori and is currently in Year 2 of Te Ara Reo Maori Language Course.

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