Music, Movement and Language 1: The Motor System

Chapter 1

Music, Movement and Language 1: The Motor System

Goal: to understand the body's motor system and learn activities to develop and enhance



Table of Contents

  1. Basic Physiology
  2. Teaching Strategies



Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • discuss the benefits of stimulation, connection, and circulation
  • describe how music, movement and vocal activities contribute to the development and functioning of the motor system
  • create a checklist of guidelines for creating fun, safe activities
  • apply one of the behavioral strategies to an imaginary situation
  • identify the three skills the music and movement program enhances



NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.