If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music

I recently came across an article that supports music education for kids. This is just a blurb from the article, but the real link below also links to the five year study. If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music Alternative and complementary treatments such as creative art, meditation, and yoga have been proposed to bridge many gaps that conventional medicine cannot. But music, because of its ubiquity in our society as well as its ease of transmission, has perhaps the greatest potential among alternative therapies to reach people in deep and profound ways. Music matters …

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Professional Development

One of the things I really like about teaching Music For Young Children, is the professional development. Today we got to work a little more on percussion. I love our Rhythm ensembles, but I am now also inspired to incorporate some rhythm into our composition (creating music) unit this winter.

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