E-LAB – a new learning environment for developing children’s musical creativity
Music technology and children
“E-LAB – a new learning environment for developing children’s musical creativity”, Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the european Network of Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children, Bononia University Press, 2009.
Today, 10 years after the spread ICT, computer laboratories support most educational activities in Italian primary and secondary schools; nevertheless, most music education activities are still based on traditional formats and innovative practices are often abandoned. The author analyses the problem and highlights a deep break between traditional music educational activities, based on a “written music” paradigm, and innovative practices, based on an “electroacoustical paradigm”.