500 Activities to Use with Songs You Already Know
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Author: Pam Schiller, Thomas Moore
Publisher: Gryphon House
Pages: 256, © 1993
Sing over 200 familiar songs and learn new songs set to familiar tunes. Organized by month, with a special section just for toddlers, teachers and parents will find easy-to-do song-related activities that span the curriculum in areas such as math, art and language.
Accompanying each song are ideas for themes and lists of children's books, records and tapes to provide learning connections.
Pam Schiller, Ph.D., is a freelance early childhood author and consultant. She is Past-President of the Southern Early Childhood Association and Texas Association for the Education of Young Children. She served as Head of the Early Childhood Department at the University of Houston, where she also directed the Lab School. Pam is a highly sought after speaker and has given numerous presentations for organizations such as the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Southern Early Childhood Association, Association for Childhood Education International, and the International Reading Association. She has written numerous articles for early childhood journals, including Child Care Information Exchange and Texas Child Care Quarterly. Pam is the author of five early childhood curriculums, eleven children's books and more than thirty teacher and parent resource books.
Pam Schiller lives in Cypress, Texas.
Thomas Moore, Ph.D., is nationally recognized as an early childhood consultant, keynote speaker, workshop leader, and children's recording artist. He has given more than 800 speeches and workshops in the United States and abroad.
Thomas is a columnist for Children and Families, the magazine of the National Head Start Association. He has written cover stories for Early Childhood Today and parenting magazines as well as articles for Young Children, the journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). He has been a university associate professor of early childhood education and coordinator of the North Carolina Head Start Collaboration Project. Thomas earned his Bachelor of Music from the Manhattan School of Music, and his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in early childhood education from Indiana State University.
Thomas Moore lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.