Surprise! Children Don’t Have to Sit Still to Learn

Maryann Harman with Hap Palmer & Deb Cavalier

We hear it all the time, “you need to sit still and pay attention.” What is a teacher to do with children who either won’t or can’t sit still? The answer begins with accepting that students can move and learn and that many learn better when they do.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Hap Palmer pioneered the integration of music and movement in the area of early childhood education. An accomplished musician, singer/songwriter and educator, his BABY SONGS live-action music video series for young children has sold over 2 million units.Debbie Cavalier, Dean of Continuing Education at Berklee College of Music’s online extension school, Berklee music. A prolific author, Cavalier has penned over one hundred music education methods and arrangements.
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