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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  • Book Review

    Author Sarah H. Watts

    Campbell, P.S. (2018). Music, education, and diversity: Building cultures and communities. New York, NY:  Teachers College Press.
    Reviewed by Sarah H. Watts

    “With an embrace of multiculturalism, music teachers have a unique opportunity to celebrate music as life, music as cultural identity, and music as a means of knowing the world nearby and across the globe” (Campbell, 2018, p. 20).

    It was with great excitement that I first laid my hands on Patricia Shehan Campbell’s newest addition to her vast scholarly output, Music, Education, and Diversity: Building Cultures and Communities.  As someone who has had the enormous privilege of being among her students, I knew this volume would challenge me and invite me to reflect upon my own teaching practices and biases.  However, I had no idea that I was in for such an engaging read in terms of getting to know my mentor on…

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