Experience in teaching preschool children and in helping others enjoy music, this author provides an introduction to successful programs for sharing music with children. You will learn how to lead and teach songs to children, using chants and poetry to help develop motor skills and enhance, reading, writing, and concentration. Movement activities are incorporated with children's literature, and literature is paired with musical recordings. Sample lessons and activities are provided. This author provides the shoulder for children's librarians, preschool providers, and preschool teachers to lean on to share music with the children in their programs. They will find everything they need to know to be comfortable when they are planning musical activities with their stories.
|Publication date:||28th February 2008|
|Publisher:||Libraries Unlimited Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO|
|Categories:||Teaching of a specific subject, Music: general interest (Children's / Teenage), Educational: English language & literacy,|
Regina Carlow, Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, holds a Bachelors in music, a Master of Music degree from The Catholic University of America, and a PhD from the University of Maryland. She teaches choral methods to music majors and how to teach music in preschools, elementary, and secondary schools. She has been an elementary music specialist and taught in community college.More About Regina Carlow