Music and Movement: A Way of Life for the Young Child / Edition 6 available in Paperback
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This new edition presents music and movement education curricula for both preservice and inservice teachers. The best-selling core music and movement text provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of professional research while continuing to incorporate links between theory and practice. The authors of the text encourage teachers and caregivers to attend to the importance of research and contemporary thought regarding music and movement education. The approach of the book continues to be “process not product.”
About the Author
Linda Carol Edwards is a professor emerita of early childhood at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, where she taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in the visual and performing arts. Her degrees include a BA from Pembroke State University and an MEd and EdD from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Before moving to the college level, she taught kindergarten for 12 years in the public schools of North Carolina.
Dr. Edwards is the author of The Creative Arts: A Process Approach for Teachers and Children (Pearson/Merrill), which is now in its fifth edition. She has been published in Young Children, Science and Children, Journal of Early Education and Family Review, Dimensions in Early Childhood, and the Kappa Delta Pi Record. She also serves on the advisory board of Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education. In addition, Dr. Edwards’s experience allowed her to create undergraduate and graduate programs in early childhood education that have received NCATE/NAEYC approval.
As an advocate for arts education for young children, she takes the opportunity to present at local, state, and national conferences about the importance of the visual and performing arts in the lives of young children.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Beginning the Music and Movement Journey
Chapter 2: Music and Movement for Young Children
Chapter 3: Music and Movement for Children with Special Needs
Chapter 4: Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers
Chapter 5: Music and Movement for 3-Year-Olds
Chapter 6: Music and Movement for 4-Year-Olds
Chapter 7: Music and Movement for Kindergarten and Early Primary
Chapter 8: Music and Movement: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Appendix A: Music Terminology and Approaches to Music Education
Appendix B: Resources for Teachers in EArly Childhood Classrooms
Appendix C: Learning Autoharp and Guitar for the Classroom
Appendix D: Instruments for the Classroom