Welcome to the “Kids Make Music” workshop! This workshop is thoughtfully crafted to empower participants with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to create captivating and effective musical experiences for children. Through this immersive learning experience, you’ll delve into various musical concepts, discover the benefits of music for children, and acquire the tools to craft meaningful and enjoyable musical activities.
Note: this course is approved and quality assured and lead by a content specialist teacher trainer approved by the New York Association for the Education of Young Children.
- Unlock the Potential of Music in Child Development: Gain insights into how music profoundly influences children’s cognitive, emotional, and social growth, supported by real-life examples and compelling case studies.
- Foundations of Child-Centric Music Theory: Explore fundamental music theory concepts meticulously tailored for young learners, including rhythm, melody, and harmony. Engage with interactive presentations and hands-on activities that bring these concepts to life.
- Discover Kid-Friendly Musical Instruments: Familiarize yourself with a diverse array of musical instruments ideally suited for children, spanning from percussion to keyboards. Immerse yourself in virtual instrument demonstrations and interactive Q&A sessions.
- Craft Engaging Music Activities: Master the art of designing age-appropriate music activities and games that seamlessly integrate movement and technology. Collaborate with fellow participants through group discussions and hands-on activities to create impactful musical experiences.
- Effective Lesson Planning and Classroom Strategies: Develop strategies to construct well-structured lessons and maintain a positive and engaging learning environment. Benefit from the guidance of experienced instructors who will share practical classroom management techniques.
- Comprehensive Wrap-Up and Open Q&A: Summarize the workshop’s key takeaways and have an open Q&A session to address any queries, clarify doubts, and share valuable insights.
Our workshop employs a dynamic blend of instructional techniques to ensure an enriching learning journey:
- Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT): Engage in live, interactive sessions led by experienced music educators using online platforms, fostering real-time discussions and knowledge sharing.
- Multimedia Resources: Enrich your learning with a variety of multimedia resources, including visuals, audio clips, and videos, making complex concepts accessible and engaging.
- Collaborative Group Activities: Participate in group activities and discussions, promoting collaborative learning and reinforcing your understanding of the material.
NEXT WORKSHOP: Friday, October 6th. 2023 from 6 to 8 pm (online)
Join us in Harnessing the Power of Music in Early Childhood Education!