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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    Author Angela Barker

    Research Within Reach: Recent Studies Related to Early Childhood Music and Movement

     

    Lau, M. (2008). Using singing games in music lessons to enhance children’s social skills [Abstract].  Asia-Pacific Journal for Arts Education, 6(2). Abstract retrieved from http://www.ied.edu.hk/cca/apjae/apjae.htm

    Early childhood music experiences can enhance and help facilitate children’s acquisition of social skills while also providing them with opportunities for music and creative development.  In this study, the researcher investigated the impact of added songs and creative movement games during eight weekly music lessons on the social skills of 20 five- and six-year-olds in a Hong Kong kindergarten.  Data collection included class observations, video recordings, and a social skills competency evaluation.

     

    Gerry, D. W., Faux, A. L., & Trainor, L. J. (2010). Effects of Kindermusik training on infants’…

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