Learning Patterns through Music

IHSD East Palo Alto Head Start Teacher Lucia was featured in The Big Lift's February newsletter under Teacher Connection Corner.

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IHSD East Palo Alto Head Start teacher Lucia Alvarez completed edWeb.net’s webinar “Supporting Young Children’s Emerging Math Skills with Developmentally Appropriate Music Activities” at the encouragement of their Big Lift Coach John Fernandez. Teacher Lucia learned that music, songs, and movement activities are fun, engaging ways to support young children’s emerging math skills.

Working with their coach, the classroom teachers set the following SMART goal : "In order for children to learn patterning, the teachers will sing songs with patterns and verbalize the patterns to the children at the Circle Area during Music-and-Movement for a month"Read more