What we teach :: benefits and essential skills
embodied in the Rhythm in Schools programme:
:: Communicating ideas and feelings through composition,
performance, gesture, movement and dance.
:: Developing Social and Cooperative Skills
through listening, collaboration with others and exploration of a range
:: Using Problem Solving Skills by
experimenting and exploring rhythmic patterns and materials for sound
:: Developing Self-management and Competitive
Skills through practice. Refining individual and group music
making and critically assessing performances.
:: Developing Physical Skills of coordination,
flexibility, agility and strength using instrumeents, movement and voice.
:: Using Informational Skills to analyse,
synthesise, organise and present information.
:: Using Numeracy Skills through rhythm,
pattern, repetition and sequence.
:: Taking responsibility for personal Work
and Study Skills and working to achieve goals.
Rhythm in Schools uses
the most basic and simple principles
These principles use the drum as a tool for unity
within the school environment. The spirit and magic of drums, percussion
and rhythm reach all ages, sexes, religions, races and cultures.
Whether your school's program is purposed towards education,
inspiration or community building, the Rhythm Centre's Rhythm
in Schools programme will rapidly eliminate social barriers
while creating a fun and dynamic environment that will ensure success.
The Rhythm Centre also offer educational
programs and workshops for teachers, so you can incorporate rhythm-based
events into your curriculum.
In bringing the Rhythm
in Schools experience directly to schools, we create a high
energy kids activity that provides immediate gratification and feedback
while encouraging self expression and self esteem through cooperation,
contribution, and musical communication.
We bury any message you want to deliver inside a fun Rhythm
in Schools activity that experientially and kinesthetically
demonstrates specific principles of success.
Through rhythmic communication, Rhythm in
Schools provides a hands-on experience that exemplifies direct,
immediate action and result.
Social and cooperative skills.
Problem solving skills.
Self-management and competitive skills.
Work and study skills.
:: Developing practical knowledge
in the Arts - arranging and composing.
:: Developing ideas in the Arts - arranging and composing.
:: Communicating and interpreting in the Arts - rehearsing,
performing and recording.
:: Understanding the Arts in context - discovering
and researching social origins and history of musical structures and
As a model for educators and an experience for children, a Rhythm
in Schools event demonstrates the effects of action and interaction
combining auditory, kinesthetic and visual modalities
to enhance communication, encourage cooperation and stimulate quality
For further information contact Fraser
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