Toddlers & Music: 5 Considerations for Your Toddler Musician

“One of the best ways I do this is by using rhythmic speech, so when we are getting ready to brush our teeth, I simply put it into a little chant it doesn’t even have to rhyme, But putting your words and instructions and praise into rhythm gives your children this sense of momentum forward momentum with whatever task they’re doing, and it also allows them to start to really learn musical patterns and rhythmic patterns that will benefit them for the long haul!”

Passing the Baton: Empowering ALL Students with Theresa Hoover and Kathryn Finch

“If I could flip it a little bit and empower the kids and you know, intrinsically motivate them … So the idea of shifting just a little bit of your thinking to you know, giving the kids a little bit more of the ownership of the learning. If we give them autonomy, mastery, and purpose… that’s where they are intrinsically motivated and ready to you know take on their learning.”