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*Educational Resources. Support organizations to consult include: MENC, Early Childhood SRIG, National Association for the Education of Young Children. Important source: MENC-- Direction of Early Childhood Music Education http://www.menc.org/resources/view/the-school-music-program-a-new-vision
PLAY CENTER Reference
Young Children Journal
of the National Association for the Education of Young Children http://www.journal.naeyc.org/btj/200407/
Beyond the Journal Young Children on the Web. Published bi-monthly by the
National Association for the Education of Young Children. Journal website http://www.journal.naeyc.org/
Organization website http://www.naeyc.org/
*Great Article on Music Play Centers, 2004 Inventing
Music Play Centers.
out the trumpet site at: http://www.menc.org/guides/charguid/charopen.html
The percussion site features a play and model game with an opportunity for score compilations. The game provides different levels of difficulty in addition to sound examples of percussion instruments. http://www.playmusic.org/percussion/index.html
*Hop Pop Town is an experimental project that focuses on new technology and its potential for educational applications. An example: Friends at the Happy Hill http://www.kids-space.org/HPT/1/11.html. Also look at: Singing Leaves http://www.kids-space.org/HPT/1/12.html.
*Educational music toys to be considered for teaching purposes. http://fredkersten.com/TIME/TIMEEarly1.htm Note the Learn through Music system as it helps students learn about music. http://www.fisher-price.com/us/ltm/default.asp?id=27511.
*Other games are available on the TeAchnology web site at: http://www.teachnology.com/games_start/directory/music/.
*Hello World –Children’s Songs. Good page with many standard childrens songs sung in five different languages. Animated scenes support learning. http://www.hello-world.com/songs.php
*Preschoolers source of information of how and why the programs have been developed and what strategies are supported for teaching. on preschool programs http://www.sesameworkshop.com/aboutus/ages_preschoolers.php
The Journal Young Children on the Web July, 2004.
*Early Connections: Technology in Early Childhood Education. A source of
information concerning Children's
Development in the early years, birth to age 8. http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/index1.html
*Early School Years illustrates skills and learning supported by various programs provided through sesame street for this age level. http://www.sesameworkshop.com/aboutus/ages_early.php
*Parents & Caregivers – information resources to help adults make the most of every learning opportunity. http://www.sesameworkshop.com/aboutus/ages_parents.php
*The Northwest Educational Technology Consortium Early connections, resources, and information for educators and care providers. http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/
*Learning and Technology- Good source of information on child’s learning process and child development. http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/preschool/technology.html
*Child Development—examination of chronological development characteristics http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/index1.html
*Kindergarten curriculum and technology
by subject. http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/kindergarten/curriculum.html
*The EFL Playhouse--source of traditional songs. Some with audio files and others refer to iTunes to purchase the audio support http://www.esl4kids.net/songs.html
Passports from MENC http://www.menc.org/guides/startmusic/chp3.htm.
This is a good page providing lessons and musical examples. Early
Childhood Resources and Information is a
helpful reference. http://www.menc.org/networks/earlyc/earlycres.htm
Learning and Development – this page examines five dimensions of learning
including social and emotional development. http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/preschool/development.html
and Technology-- A great deal of the learning in using a computer at an early
age comes from the interaction between the child and the adult, not from the
interaction with the computer This page clarifies the distinction and directions
for using technology in the learning process. http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/preschool/technology.html