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Music, Movement and Learning: Bringing Joy Back to Education!
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Mike Longoria, a.k.a. Dr. Mike, Keynote speaker, trainer, curriculum developer, and recording artist
Sponsored by Frog Street Press
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Music and movement experiences during the early years are necessary for developing brains. Singing, chanting, gestures, rhythm patterns, and physical movement develop strong connections in young children. In addition, these meaningful experiences develop school readiness skills, while addressing developmental domains and promoting literacy and science knowledge. In this edWebinar, Dr. Mike Longoria, a.k.a. Dr. Mike, demonstrates how music and movement makes learning fun and more importantly, meets the needs of ALL children, regardless of their linguistic, physical, emotional, cognitive or social challenges.
About the Presenter
Mike Longoria, a.k.a. Dr. Mike, has a Ph.D. in early childhood education and has 25 years of early childhood experience in the capacity as a pre-k, kindergarten, and special education teacher, Head Start administrator, university professor, independent consultant, curriculum developer, and recording artist. Dr. Mike has keynoted state and national early childhood conferences and has also conducted professional development for childcare providers, Head Start, pre-k and kindergarten teachers across the country. Dr. Mike’s passion, knowledge, and innovative approach to early childhood education makes learning what it should be—fun and exciting—but most importantly, it meets the needs of ALL children.
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