Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) June 23, 2010
Music Together LLC, a curriculum pioneer in early childhood music and movement education, was honored during the annual Association of Educational Publishers Summit on June 8, 2010, with the 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award in the preschool arts curriculum category for its "Music Together® Family Favorites® Songbook for Teachers."
For more than four decades, the AEP Awards have recognized outstanding teaching and learning resources. One of the largest and longest-running awards programs for educational products, the AEP Awards program aim to give credit and recognition to the organizations that are leading the way in the field of educational products and to set benchmarks to which the rest of the industry can aspire.
Representing Music Together at the AEP awards ceremony in Washington DC, Music Together Founder/Director Ken Guilmartin said, “This honor reflects our commitment to provide the highest quality early childhood music curriculum available for children aged birth through kindergarten, including those with special needs. We are thrilled to receive such a major educational publishing honor.”
The "Music Together Family Favorites Songbook for Teachers" shows teachers how to create a musically rich environment where children learn to move rhythmically, to sing, and to develop listening and improvisation skills through playful, developmentally-appropriate activities. All song activities and teaching tips are based on the Music Together teaching practices which have been perfected over two decades by thousands of teachers, parents, caregivers, and children around the world. For more information about the songbook, go to http://www.musictogether.com/songbook.
About Music Together
Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement curriculum for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and the adults who love them. Originally offered to the public in 1987, it pioneered the concept of a research-based, developmentally-appropriate early childhood music curriculum that strongly emphasizes and facilitates adult involvement.
Music Together classes are now offered in more than 2,000 communities in over 30 countries around the world. For more information about Music Together family-child classes, preschool classes, and teacher trainings visit http://www.musictogether.com.