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10 Things You Should Do BEFORE Your Child Starts Piano Lessons

Check out this excellent article by Elissa Milne. Click Here to read it. I would also add to this list: 11. Make sure your child knows the difference between high/low and loud/soft. You wouldn’t believe the number of students who … Continue reading

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Article: Singing Changes Your Brain

Hello all! I apologize for the long time between posts. I have several tabs open in my browser, just waiting to be shared and added to my lists, but the complications of moving, having to put down my lovebird Buddy, … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem Hurting Our Students’ Education?

Studies show that Self-Esteem may not be all it’s cracked up to be! Read THIS ARTICLE by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Or just do a search for “self-esteem vs achievement”. Americans are great in self-esteem but low in achievement…something is … Continue reading

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Forget STEM, it’s time for STEAM!

Finally, someone is getting a clue that something is missing from the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program, and that is the letter “A”, for Arts! Read this article on a new project starting in New York. http://nationswell.com/well-rounded-education-new-york-city-revive-arts-additional-teachers/

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Some Academic Benefits of Music

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Teaching With Movies

As I was doing research today on some appropriate movies to show in a middle school classroom in the event of needing a substitute or something else serious occurring, I stumbled across the website Teach With Movies. I was looking … Continue reading

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Resource: Kodály Music Education Institute Website

Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia This website was submitted to me by my dear friend Miss G, who is an elementary music teacher. At first glance, it seems to have some amazing resources for the classroom or private teacher. … Continue reading

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