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“Movement Instruction in the Elementary Music Classroom” (Friday, 1:00pm – West C/D)
Did you know that movement can and should be a part of every lesson you teach, especially with your young students? Learn some Laban-based movement principals that will help bolster student musicality. The take away will be engaging, developmentally-appropriate ideas to get your students moving right away!
“Hosting a Family Folkdance Event” (Saturday, 9:00am – West C/D)
We want parents, colleagues, admin, and the broader community to know what is happening in our classrooms so that they will become invested and supportive of our program. Inviting them in to participate in the music making along with students is a powerful way to accomplish this. Gain practical ideas for planning for and hosting a family folkdance in your own music program now or in the future!
“Kindergarten Music Matters” (Saturday, 11:00am West C/D)
Does your district see the value of music in early childhood, or is there a large focus on performance in the later years? Learn to better understand and articulate the absolute necessity of music instruction starting in Pre-K and Kindergarten that is based on neuroscientific research and childhood development, and learn what you should be doing to help develop musicality in the early years.
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