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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Integration and Music & Movement Stories

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Integration and Music & Movement Stories


This unique 3 day course brings together music specialists, and TK-3rd grade classroom teachers to explore, collaborate and create.

  • Discover new ways to weave music and movement into the science, math and language arts curriculum.
  • Address the arts and academic standards.
  • Connect children to nature.

Music and Movement Stories
Enter the young child’s world with fantastical music and movement stories that spark the imagination and develop vocal, movement and SEL skills.The stories expand into multi-faceted lessons including songs, simple dances, creative movement, visual and language arts.

Orff Music & Movement in Early Childhood (EDUX 9349)
Instructor: Janet Greene
Dates: July 19-21, 2023 Times: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: $405.00 (no credit); $460.00 (1 continuing education credits)
Location: The San Francisco School, 300 Gaven St. San Francisco, CA 94134

Instructor Janet Greene, MA the music, movement and integration specialist at Oak Grove and Apple Blossom elementary schools in Northern California. She received Austrian and Fulbright grants to attend the Orff Institute in Salzburg, Austria. Janet has been a mentor teacher for Young Audiences, the Santa Rosa Symphony’s El Sistema program and the San Francisco Symphony’s Keeping Score project for classroom teachers. Her international courses for children and teachers have taken her to Bali, Bhutan,Thailand and South Africa.