Date of Award
Master of Arts in Education
Early Childhood Education
early childhood education, music curriculum
Music is age-appropriate, natural, and essential for the overall growth and development of all young children in the inclusive classroom. Importantly, the notable work of researchers Dr. F. Rauscher and Dr. G. Shaw conducted in 1993, known as the Mozart Effect, along with the advancements of modem medical technology, served as an impetus for a multitude of research to support the claim that music is beneficial to the cognitive, physical social, and emotional development of young children. Therefore, it is paramount that early childhood teachers increase their personal musical proficiency and competency through comprehensive quality music training opportunities to provide increased educational musical learning activities integrated throughout the EC curriculum for the betterment of every young learner.
Recommended CitationDittrich-Blahnik, J. (2004). The Effects of Music on the Development of Young Children (Thesis, Concordia University, St. Paul). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.csp.edu/legacy-capstones_maed/164
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