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 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


    Parents are the young child’s first educators. Sarah Aherne on Music-Making in the Home: A Review of Selected Studies
    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
    Today's children are tomorrow's leaders. Jan Boner 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
    It’s almost impossible to make music with children without moving. Eve Kodiak on Infant Reflexes: Fast Track to Motor Skills
    If parents confidently take risks and incorporate children’s music attempts into their vocal and movement interactive response chain, children’s expressive-music vocabularies become more meaningful to the children. Wendy H. Valerio on Peekaboo and Fill-in-the-Blank: Age-Old Games with a Social Music Interaction Twist
    Children respond to us — even imitate our movements —…. Alison M. Reynolds on Movement, For Music’s Sake!
    Children need opportunities to play, for it is through play that they develop socially, musically, kinesthetically, and cognitively. Cynthia Taggart on Development Through Play
    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
    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

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