Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association

Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association


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Journal of the Early Childhood Music & Movement Association, established to provide a network of communication, encourage teacher development, and advocate education of parents, classroom teachers and administrators.

 

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  • development
  • parents
  • professional resources
  • exploration
  • play
  • movement
  • social and emotional
  • creativity
  • assessment
  • curriculum
  • Volume 13, no 3 (2018) Issue

    Quotes

    Children are musical. Children enjoy exploring musical sounds. And, with the right musical experiences children can enjoy creating music that is emotionally satisfying and cognitively challenging. Mark Turner on Creativity: A Closer Look
    Today's children are tomorrow's leaders. Jan Boner on Notable Notes for Parents & Teachers
    Parents are the young child’s first educators. Sarah Aherne on Music-Making in the Home: A Review of Selected Studies
    As an early childhood music educator and researcher, I am compelled to look deeper, to find my own connections between home and child, child and music, and music and others, in order to facilitate meaningful, authentic, and legitimate musical experiences that grow into a life-long love of music. Patricia A. St. John on At Home with Music: Finding Comfort, Confidence, and Care
    When we ask what’s really happening with our children’s musical development during music class, we begin to see our classes not just as moments for musical fun, but as opportunities to affect children’s musicianship. Diana R. Dansereau on What's Really Happening Here? Understanding Our Children and Our Teaching Through Assessment
    Only when we have a clear sense of what is really happening in our classes, can we strengthen our teaching, enhance children’s music learning, and accurately and substantively describe the merit of our programs. Diana R. Dansereau on What's Really Happening Here? Understanding Our Children and Our Teaching Through Assessment
    Integrating concepts across the arts and disciplines is not just a nice thing to do. It is essential to a child’s holistic way of learning. Joyce Jordan-DeCarbo on Research Review: Two Math-Related Studies
    Music can expand and enhance the early childhood curriculum and develop language and literacy skills in young children that are important to later school readiness. Lili Levonowitz on Facilitating Early-Childhood Professionals To Model Music and Movement Leading
    Music and movement must be a constant throughout our lives as life-long learners, and essential for the children who will become the creators of the future. Carla Hannaford on Movement and Music: The Dance of Life
    It’s almost impossible to make music with children without moving. Eve Kodiak on Infant Reflexes: Fast Track to Motor Skills
    Children need opportunities to play, for it is through play that they develop socially, musically, kinesthetically, and cognitively. Cynthia Taggart on Development Through Play

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