Affordable Ways To Make Music A Part Of Your Child’s Development

Whether it’s through intentional effort or not, music plays an important role in children’s lives, both formally and informally. Music is one of the few things that can stimulate the entire brain, impacting one’s cognition, motor skills, language, emotional health and social development. Thanks to increased and widespread knowledge, most parents today appreciate these benefits. […]

A Discourse on the Importance of Timing Musical Education for Children Well

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We all love music, because of the warmth it lends to the soul, and the energy it imparts to the human feet on the dance floor. Apart from the awesome moments that music creates in the human life, it is scientifically documented that music education for children has unmatched benefits. Children, in particular, stand to […]

Grades, Attendance and Graduation Rates are Not Adequate Measures of the True Value of Education

Matthew Mingle, when discussing measuring school quality in an ideal world, argues that a true measure of school quality would be to assess how closely the school’s reality matches the ideals of the ‘Whole Child’ approach. The approach he refers to provides a framework that seeks to improve both the learning and health of the […]

7 Ways To Keep Your Teenage Piano Students Interested

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Any piano teacher with young students can tell you how challenging it is to retain their teenage students. Kids always seem to be fully engaged when they are younger, but this quickly changes when they hit their teenage years. There’s a whole lot of reasons why this occurs, as discussed by Alejandro Cremaschi: Premature lesson […]

‘Music City’ Leads The Way In Music Education

In a day and age when music education is drastically losing support and music and arts programs are receiving less and less funding in public schools, it’s not all bad news everywhere. Known as the home of country music, Nashville is a city with a strong foundation centered on music. In fact, visitors often venture […]

Learning Music Empowers Your Child for Supernormal Success—Science Says So

Does your kid kick up a fuss when you take him/her for the weekly piano class? Are you ready to give up in despair? Don’t! Several studies have shown that learning music empowers your child’s cognitive and psychical abilities and also helps with overall psychological development. Musical training accentuates perception, memory, analytic and reasoning skills, […]

Why Is New Music Education Technology Targeting China And Not The West?

If you haven’t heard of Tonara, it’s an interactive sheet music app that keeps score as a song is performed through its acoustic polyphonic score following, and automatically turns the page when the player reaches the end of a page. Earlier this year, the Israeli startup got a financial boost from a major investment from […]

The Multiplier Effect of Music Education

Music brings a certain invaluable benefit to a child’s education that cannot be overstated. Heaps of scientific research are available that prove a music-rich education is not just critical for a child’s cognitive function, but also for his or her academic performance. In other words, a child will learn better for the simple reason that […]

Online Music Education Games for Kids

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Gaming or playing computer games is often blamed for preventing children from pursuing more productive activities. The challenge here is that gaming appeals to children because it’s fun. That’s the reason why learning has today been taken to the gaming platform so that kids have their fun and get to learn something new while they’re […]