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Giving Storytime a Tune-Up: Music Activities to Support Engagement and Understanding (ALSC Webinar Archive)—INDIVIDUAL USER

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$25.00
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Item Number:
43191
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On-Demand
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ALSC
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Music activities are more than fun! They're a natural, developmentally appropriate way to build auditory processing skills, auditory memory, and other skills critical to early language and literacy. When children are actively engaged in helping to tell a story with music, their literary experience is more meaningful and empowering. Learn how to use the power of music to increase children's involvement and focus.

By attending this webinar:

  • Participants will know:
    • four distinct strategies to incorporate music into storytime.
  • Participants will understand:
    • the importance of music activities to early literacy
    • how music activities boost engagement and learning
  • Participants will be able to:
    • lead music activities including singing, playing instruments (inexpensive or free), movement, and musical improvisation with their storytime groups.

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Abigail Connors

Abigail Connors has had the pleasure of sharing music activities with children ages 18 months through kindergarten for over twenty-five years. Through five books and more than thirty articles, she has shared original games and songs, as well as information on rhythm instrument activities, music with toddlers, multicultural music, and activities on the science of sound and music. Organizations she has presented for include NAEYC (The National Association aof the Education of Young Children), NJMEA (The New Jersey Music Educators Association), NJAEYC (The New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children), and NJCCA (The New Jersey Child Care Association). She has also presented a webinar for EdWebs titled "If You're Learning and You Know It," in 2015.

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