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 13, no 1 (2018) Issue


    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
    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
    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
    Children respond to us — even imitate our movements —…. Alison M. Reynolds on Movement, For Music’s Sake!
    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
    Parents are the young child’s first educators. Sarah Aherne on Music-Making in the Home: A Review of Selected Studies
    As early childhood music educators we teach to the whole child. Mary Kathleen Newell on Striking Connections Between Music and Math
    Educators are reminded that children’s growth and development cannot thrive in compartmentalized, isolated instructional activities that separate the benefits of expressiveness through music and movement from the academic core of their learning Angela Barker on Implementing Intervention Movement Programs for Kindergarten Children
    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

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