The book seeks to help early childhood educators and parents in very practical ways and provides guidance based on a sound theoretical understanding.
Chapter 9: Conclusion
Movement matters. Most adults know this and make great efforts to support their children in the activities of their choice. We are on the way to a stage where movement is accepted as an essential part of early childhood education in its own right and regarded as a respectable and respected contribution to the learning process of young children. But we are only just on the way and what is needed now is consideration of three things.
The first is for early childhood practitioners to do everything they can to ensure that movement and dance become equal partners with other activities in the teaching learning environment. Secondly, for movement and dance practitioners worldwide to share their practice, the observations they make and the records they ...