Each week, 950 preschoolers, their teachers, and sometimes their parents, gather for music classes taught by Music Together in-school specialists. As you’d imagine, there’s singing, dancing, silly lyrics, and lots of laughter. What you might not expect? These classes are 100% virtual, with families joining from their Richmond, VA, homes—and their Music Together teachers logging… Read more »
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A Conversation with Susan Darrow and Lili Levinowitz, Ph.D. Find out more .
For more than thirty years, we’ve been doing our part to make the world more musical. This spring, when it became clear that in-person classes would be on hold for some time, Music Together Online (MTO) was launched so we could continue to empower parents to make music a part of daily family life. Find out how in an interview with Music Together Worldwide CEO, Susan Darrow.
Music Together Worldwide recognizes the unique contributions to our world made by autistic persons. Our lives are richer when we create opportunities for inclusive family music-making. Find out how.
At Music Together, we take the responsibility of including or omitting songs in our curriculum seriously. We know that children develop deep, sometimes lifelong, attachments to the songs they learn early in their lives, including the ones they sing and jam along to in class and at home. Find out more.
If you’re like many of us, you probably grew up learning in classrooms separated by age: First-graders in one room, second-graders in another, and so on. This is a common way to educate children, but it’s not the only way. You may have heard that Montessori schools combine multiple ages into each classroom, but did you know Music Together pioneered bringing mixed-age groupings to parent-child programs? Read more.
Kate Battenfeld has been teaching Music Together in Carlsbad, CA, for almost 20 years. She is also a music educator at Buena Vista Elementary School. Here’s her story.
Today is Special Education Day, commemorating the 1975 passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). At Music Together, we celebrate this landmark legislation, the first U.S. federal law ensuring that all children, including those with disabilities, have access to public education. Read More…