Integrating music in the day to day classroom management and curriculum in the kindergarten. 

This course is designed for educators who teach babies, toddlers and preschoolers and want to engage more music making in their daily routine. 

COURSE VENUE: 

The course will take place in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. During the course there will be some visits in schools. The transportation expenses are included in the fees. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To experience the importance of music making 

  • To learn practical techniques that can easily be applied in a group of young children 

  • To provide theoretical and empirical experiences in  Early Childhood Music Teaching

  • To enhance the Teacher's musicality that will empower them to use music in their daily routine

  • To learn how a music lesson can be set up

  • To create a network for future projects

METHODS

A variety of methods will be implemented in order to give both theoretical and practical support to the teachers. The participants will have the opportunity to participate in lectures, workshops, team activities, case studies and visits to real classes in order to have an integrated training. 

DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE

DAY 1

Getting to know each another: Ice-breaking activities

Lecture: Theories behind the importance of music making in early childhood

Practical seminar: Breathing techniques 

Warm ups and tuning of our voice

Improving our listening skill through singing in choir

 

DAY 2

Lecture: Introduction to great musician pedagogues (Kodaly, Dalcroze, Orff, Suzuki) 

Practical workshop on Kodaly, Orff and Dalcroze pedagogues. 

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DAY 3

Visits to kindergartens to observe music lessons in action

Discussion on observations

Lecture: How to set up a lesson plan​

Variety of songs that can be used

Props and activities that can be used in a music lesson

DAY 4

Practical seminar: Team work to prepare music lessons for different themes. 

Presentation of the lesson plans

Practical seminar: How we choose the appropriate songs for the each age

How we set up a school music show

DAY 5

Practical workshop: Children's choir: Warm up activities for preschool children choir

How we teach songs 

How do we contact a children's choir

Award ceremony

Dates of courses 2020

17  - 21 February 

27 April - 1 May

20 - 24 July

7 - 11 September

9 - 13 November

Dates of courses 2021

22 -26 February

12 - 16 April

14 - 18 June

27 September - 1 October

22 - 26 November

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Package 1: 930 euro

Training cost: 350 euro

  • Training course

  • Educational material

  • Beverages & snacks

  • Certificate of Attendance​

Transportation: 100 euro*

  • Transportation to and from hotel 

  • Transportation to out of the venue visits

Accommodation: 480 euro

  • Hotel Room (5 days - 4 nights)

  • Hotel Breakfast

  • Hotel Shuffle bus service t downtown Nicosia

  • Lunch**

* Transportation from Nicosia to the venue is provided. Transportation from and towards the airport is not included

** Dinners are not included

Course Packages

Package 2: 450 euro

Training cost: 350

  • Training course

  • Educational material

  • Beverages & snacks

  • Certificate of Attendance​

Transportation: 100 euro*

  • Transportation to and from hotel 

  • Transportation to out of the venue visits

Package 3: 350 euro

Training cost: 350 euro

  • Training course

  • Educational material

  • Beverages & snacks

  • Certificate of Attendance​

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