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

    Quotes

    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
    Parents are the young child’s first educators. Sarah Aherne on Music-Making in the Home: A Review of Selected Studies
    Children respond to us — even imitate our movements —…. Alison M. Reynolds on Movement, For Music’s Sake!
    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
    While important for musical development, steady beat competency has also proven to be extremely important for a child’s development in reading fluency, reading comprehension, language development, math patterning, and sports skills Kristine Weber on Music and Movement Activities for Young Children
    Children need opportunities to play, for it is through play that they develop socially, musically, kinesthetically, and cognitively. Cynthia Taggart on Development Through Play
    It’s almost impossible to make music with children without moving. Eve Kodiak on Infant Reflexes: Fast Track to Motor Skills
    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
    As early childhood music educators we teach to the whole child. Mary Kathleen Newell on Striking Connections Between Music and Math
    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

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