There have been more studies of the brain completed in the past twenty years than perhaps the past 200 years combined. We all have more access to knowledge about how humans learn that we have ever had before. These brain studies have shown us many things, including how children learn in different ways, how learning changes physical brain structure, and that “talent” as we know it is generally learned and developed — not inborn and inherent.
Yet our public school schedules and offerings have remain unchanged, for the most part, for decades. Full story.
Tony Mazzocchi (National Association for Music Education) / March 1, 2017