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Early Language & Literacy KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Early Language and Literacy KnowledgeBase is an online resource supporting language and literacy development in early learners from birth through age eight. Its focus is to support parents and caregivers in helping early learners with their language and literacy development, and teachers in enhancing their instruction for early learners from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3.

Sub-task 1: Learning Through Music




Beyond Twinkle Twinkle Using Music With Infants and Toddlers

Authored by Rebecca Parlakian and Claire Lerner, this article describes the role music plays in the development of infants and toddlers. As noted in the opening paragraph the article "explore the many ways that music promotes growth in the various developmental domains and how infant/toddler professionals can use music experiences to support children's early learning."


Learning Through Music: The Support of Brain Research

Authored by Elizabeth Carlton, assistant professor emeritus of music at Catawba College, this article describes the benefits of learning through music.


The Importance of Music in Early Childhood

This article, authored by Lili M. Levinowitz, Ph.D. a national authority on early childhood music, reviews the role of music in early childhood learning.