In this two-week course, go beyond gaining knowledge about music with children and begin to apply new knowledge into practice through a Learn–Apply format. The Learn section of this extended course examines the basics of music and movement in regards to pitch, personal space, and general space and extend everyday music and movement activities. Also, learning how to incorporate your favorite children’s book as well as new chants and songs to include with literacy opportunities. Then in the Apply section, begin to apply knowledge by completing an Apply Project. You will choose from two project options: complete the project offline and return online to submit your project, engage in interactive peer learning discussions, and self-reflect. This extended course includes a group Zoom or individual call with your trainer.
The Learn section of the course contains the same content as Listen to the Rhythm: Books, Music, and Movement.
There are several due date requirements. On the first Monday, the Introduction section is due by noon (CST), the online Learn portion is due by the end of the first week, Thursday noon (CST), and all remaining course requirements are due by the end of the course session.
This course is appropriate for all early care and education professionals.