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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  • Writing for Perspectives: Book Reviews

    Author Angela Barker

     

    Writing for Perspectives

    Submission Guidelines: Book Reviews

    Angela Barker, PhD
    Editor, Perspectives
    abarker@ecmma.org


    When submitting a book review for Perspectives, please follow these guidelines:

    • Choose a book that is current (published within the past 5-10 years).
       
    • Choose a book that is based on research or supported by research relevant to early childhood music and movement education.
       
    • Choose a book that addresses a topic of interest and value to early childhood music and movement educators, such as 1) best practices in music and/or movement instruction for teachers of young children, pre-birth through age seven; 2) the role of music and/or movement in children’s early development; or 3) professional development for early childhood music and movement educators.

    The word count for book reviews is 500-550 words. Use 10- or 12-point font and 1-inch margins. Send the book review and accompanying information as text in MS Word (.doc) to Perspectives Editor, Angela Barker.

    Submission due dates:       February 1       May 1      August 1      November 1

    Along with the review of a book, reviewers must provide the following information:

    • The complete title of the book
       
    • The author(s) name(s)
       
    • The year the book was published
       
    • Name of the publisher
       
    • Number of pages in the book.
       
    • Your name, credentials, and school/institution affiliation.

    Book reviews submitted to Perspectives are subject to copyediting by the Editor. The Editor reserves the right to: 1) accept or reject a book review based on its relevance and/or appropriateness to the needs of Perspectives and ECMMA, 2) accept or reject a book review based on the reviewers’ adherence to the book review guidelines stated above, and 3) determine the issue of Perspectives in which a book review may be featured.

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