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 4 (2017) Issue


    Children need opportunities to play, for it is through play that they develop socially, musically, kinesthetically, and cognitively. Cynthia Taggart on Development Through Play
    Today's children are tomorrow's leaders. Jan Boner on Notable Notes for Parents & Teachers
    It’s almost impossible to make music with children without moving. Eve Kodiak on Infant Reflexes: Fast Track to Motor Skills
    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
    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
    It is time we reclaim the voice and reconnect with the music that nurtures life at the cradle of our existence. Giselle Whitwell on Music and Sound for the Unborn Child
    When I taught elementary general music, I spent every lunch in the teacher’s lounge talking with colleagues about students and sharing teaching ideas. Cynthia Taggart on Enriching our Teaching Practices Through Professional Development
    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
    Listening starts to take shape well before birth and it plays an essential role on the child's sensorimotor, social-emotional, and cognitive development. Paul Madaule on Exploring the Power of Listening

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