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Engaging Children with Music and Movement

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Presented by Stephen Fite, President and Artist, Melody House Inc.

Sponsored by Frog Street Press

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Every child is born with an instinctive sense of rhythm, an ear for melody and a love of music. Because of this, rhythm and song are integral to the development and growth of children and nowhere is the exposure to this medium more crucial than the classroom. Whether it’s a recorded version of an upbeat dance song or a simple piggyback song sung acapella by the teacher, music engages children socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically. Using music in an early childhood setting is a must and requires no formal music training but rather a desire to make learning exciting.

In this edWebinar, Stephen Fite will explore:

  • How to start your day off on the right note (pun intended)
  • User-friendly rhythm instrument activities for everyone
  • The natural connection between music and literacy
  • How piggyback songs can be used for nearly any classroom need

This presentation will be of interest to preK educators. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of Stephen’s edWebinar.

About the Presenter

Stephen Fite is an award-winning musician/writer for children, whose albums have received 18 nationally recognized honors. Suitable for the classroom, car or living room, his upbeat brand of children’s music has been delighting students, teachers and parents around the nation for more than three decades. He realized his love for music at a very young age while listening to Beatles LP’s at his aunt’s house shortly after the British Band Invasion of the 60’s. As a result, he shares that same passion for song with teachers and children through his writing, recording and performance. Since the mid 80s, Stephen has performed concerts for over 700,000 children, as well as keynotes and workshops for educators throughout the United States.

 

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