Developing Musical Thinking and Creativity through Play in Early Childhood and Elementary Music
Saturday, January 30, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Researchers examining thinking, creativity, and musical understanding call for teaching practices that are learner-centered, collaborative, and encourage musical play. This session highlights an early childhood musical play-based arts residency and an elementary music curriculum that engages children in reflective, playful music making. Participants are encouraged to share their experiences and insights about reflective practices, creativity, and musical play-based curriculum design.
Learning Objective 1
A developing understanding about findings from research literature on reflective practices and play-based instructional strategies in music teaching.
Learning Objective 2
A developing understanding of musical play-based lesson planning with a connection to state and national music standards at the preschool and elementary levels.
Learning Objective 3
A developing understanding about effective musical play-based arts residency program and elementary curriculum design.