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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    Author Diana R. Dansereau

    Bolduc, J. & Evrard, M. (2017). Music education from birth to five: An examination of early childhood educators' music teaching practices. Research & Issues in Music Education, 13(1). Available at: http://ir.stthomas.edu/rime/vol13/iss1/3

    Reviewed by Diana R. Dansereau, Ph.D.

    As early childhood music educators, researchers, and teacher educators, it is important that we have a sense of the breadth and depth of early childhood music education practices. Achieving this knowledge is a difficult task, however, given the vast array of settings and locations in which early childhood music education is practiced. In earlier studies on this topic, researchers chose to only look at particular regions (Daniels, 1992) or states (Golden, 1992; Nardo, 1995; Tarnowski & Barrett, 1997). Then, in 2006, Nardo, Custodero, Persellin, and Fox published a study wherein they surveyed 293 early childhood educators across the United States who worked in centers that were accredited by the National…

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