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Music Coding in Primary School

  • Luca A. Ludovico
  • Giuseppina Rita Mangione
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 41)

Abstract

This work stems from the recent reforms made to the Italian education system. On one side, a relevant aspect is the introduction of coding in primary school, where coding is seen as a way to improve learning processes in young students. On the other side, music education is considered a key element to promote the integration of the various aspects of personality: the perceptual-motor, the logic, and the affective-social component. After reviewing the state of the art, this work aims at defining a new discipline - called music coding - presenting the key elements of the two pedagogical approaches. A computer-based tool to foster the development of both coding and music skills in young students will be proposed.

Keywords

Coding Music Education Primary school Pure Data 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LIM, Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversitá degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Indire - Istituto Nazionale di Documentazione, Innovazione e Ricerca EducativaFirenzeItaly

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