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Title Learning from young children : research in early childhood music / [edited by] Suzanne L. Burton and Cynthia Crump Taggart
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (285 pages)
Contents Part I. Understanding Musical Characteristics -- -- Applying brain research to children's musical experiences / John W. Flohr, Diane C. Persellin -- Language acquisition : a lens on music learning / Suzanne L. Burton -- Role of musical engagement in the musicality of three-year-old children / Diana Dansereau -- -- Part II. Creating Rich Learning Environments -- -- Building community to elicit responses in early childhood music classes / Christina M. Hornbach -- Incorporation of principles of the Reggio Emilia approach in a North American preschool music curriculum / Amanda Page Smith -- Importance of parents in early childhood music program evaluation / Shelly Cooper, Audrey Berger Cardany -- Elementary music teachers' role-identities in and perceptions of teaching prekindergarten students with special needs / Julie Derges Kastner -- Preschool children's uses of a music listening center during free-choice time / Wendy L. Sims, Lecia Cecconi-Roberts, Dan Keast -- Tonal patterns : providing the vocabulary for comprehensive vocal improvisation / Krista N. Velez -- -- Part III. Musical Parenting -- -- Parents' documentation of their children's music-related behaviors / Wendy H. Valerio [and others] -- Music play zone : an online social network site connecting parents and teacher in an early childhood music class / Lisa Huisman Koops -- Twenty-first-century parenting, electronic media, and early childhood music education / Beatriz Ilari -- -- Part IV. Benefits of Early Music Instruction -- -- Effect of an age-appropriate music curriculum on motor and linguistic and nonlinguistic skills of children three to five years of age / Joyce Jordan-DeCarbo, Joy Galliford -- Impact of a music and movement program on school readiness / Lili M. Levinowitz -- Role of early childhood music class participation in the development of four children with speech and language delay / Cynthia Crump Taggart, Jenny Alvarez, Kathy Schubert -- Examining music experiences with Anthony, a child who has autism / Wendy Valerio [and others]
Summary In early childhood, the most important period of learning and human development, young children often achieve developmental milestones in a short time. Learning from Young Children: Research in Early Childhood Music presents research on the importance of fostering musical growth during this period. These studies discuss: · applying brain research to young children's musical growth · music in the home and child-care contexts · musical characteristics of the young child · language acquisition as a lens on music learning · music as a foundation for communication · parental conceptions of the role
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Early childhood education.
Music -- Instruction and study -- Juvenile.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author Burton, Suzanne L. (Suzanne Louise)
Taggart, Cynthia Crump, 1957-
MENC, the National Association for Music Education (U.S.)
ISBN 1607093243 (electronic bk.)
9781607093244 (electronic bk.)