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  • The thread about what type of music you play brings up the question: What times of day do you play music? I use music during clean up time and during our morning meeting for dancing or as part of a game. Occasionally, if the number of students ... More

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    RE: Classroom Music

    Interesting topic! I also play Putmayo Kids and Angelique Kidjo. Zap Mama, lullaby versions of The Beatles and The Cure, the soundtrack to Garden State, Mum, The RTTs ------Original Message------ I'd like to reiterate Susan's mention ... More

  • I am looking for suggestions to support culturally rich play, especially for dramatic play. I am troubled by many of the commercially available "multicultural" products that seem to be very stereotypical (e.g. "multicultural costumes", "ceremonial costumes", ... More

  • ​Dear Debra and Jennifer, I almost responded to today's post but it is such a heavy problem I just couldn't bear to get involved again.  But then Debra, you responded with words that spoke to me.  I have been teaching professional development courses ... More

  • I agree.  The NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct state that -- above all -- we will not harm children.  This is one of those things that can harm some children. ------------------------------ Cathy McAuliffe, PhD Early Childhood Coordinator NorthWest Arkansas ... More

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