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.

 

Recent Topics

  • development
  • parents
  • professional resources
  • exploration
  • play
  • movement
  • social and emotional
  • creativity
  • assessment
  • curriculum
  • Volume 12, no 2 (2017) Issue

    Performing children’s music in their own key and understanding the dynamics: A conscious effort to revive, re-use and share Botswana children’s music Musical and sociocultural functions in children’s vocalizations: A literature review Baroque opera for young children: learning, motivation and aesthetic experience

    Quotes

    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
    Engagement with spontaneous musical play provides countless opportunities to make meaning of the music itself and of life. Kaja Weeks on Notable Notes for Parents & Teachers
    Musicing with young children is a noisy process where children's spontaneous vocalizations may be approximations of the music we more knowledgeable music learners provide them. Wendy H. Valerio on Approximations, Musicers, Music Scaffolding and Creativity
    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
    It’s almost impossible to make music with children without moving. Eve Kodiak on Infant Reflexes: Fast Track to Motor Skills
    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
    As early childhood music educators we teach to the whole child. Mary Kathleen Newell on Striking Connections Between Music and Math
    The arts hold the soul of our culture and the heartstrings of our children…Let all the arts ignite your music, and your music teaching will be ignited too! Jan Boner on Music Ignites the Arts - Enhancing Development of Multiple Intelligences
    Parents are the young child’s first educators. Sarah Aherne on Music-Making in the Home: A Review of Selected Studies
    By possessing knowledge about how children develop motorically as well as musically, teachers of young children can engage children in appropriate movement activities and better evaluate children’s movement behaviors. Kristyn Kuhlman on From Babble to Beat: Developing the Young Child’s Rhythmic Readiness

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