Curriculum Connections: Using Music to Help Children Learn
This video workshop gives early childhood teachers easy and powerful teaching strategies for using music in classes to increase understanding of important literacy skills like phonemic awareness, sequencing, math concepts, and science skills.
Viewers are treated to a sing-along with Bob McGrath, the beloved music teacher on public television's "Sesame Street." Children sing along with upbeat songs that everyone will recognize. Then, using live classroom footage, the "curriculum connections" for each of several favorite folk songs are shown. Teaching strategies that help educators integrate music with the rest of the curriculum are clearly demonstrated so that the techniques can be adapted and applied to their classrooms.
Developed with Marilyn Copeland Davidson, a highly regarded music educator and textbook author, this program is full of helpful ideas and suggestions that teachers can use to provide valuable, memorable and fun lessons for their students through music.
Program includes CD with songs used in the DVD.
Running time: 28 minutes
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