education

116 Posts
Middle School Music and Theater Students Get Better Grades
New research presents the best evidence yet that taking arts classes benefits kids academically.
Read more
Advocacy for Music Education Needs to Change: Anita Collins
The way we have been advocating for music education so far has been built upon well-meaning statements about how music benefits kids. But it needs changing. This is the view of Dr Anita Collins, a widely respected authority in neuromusical
Read more
Hearing preservation should be part of music education
Studies suggest musicians are four times more likely than others to experience hearing loss due to their repeated exposure to loud, prolonged rehearsals and performances.
Read more
Music education helps improve children’s ability to learn
What if a large number of scientific studies found there was one activity that could improve our cognitive function, help our memory systems work effectively, help us learn language, help us moderate our emotional states, help us solve complex problems
Read more
5 Reasons Why Contemporary Music Education May Be Better for You Compared to Classical
Jazz/blues/rock vs. classical.
Read more
Top 25 Music Schools for Composing for Film and TV
The Hollywood Reporter polled more than 600 entertainment pros to compile the annual ranking of the world’s elite music programs, from London to Los Angeles.
Read more
Learning music early can make your child a better reader
Neuroscience has found a clear relationship between music and language acquisition. Put simply, learning music in the early years of schooling can help children learn to read.
Read more
More Than An Elective: Why Music Education Is Essential
With budget cuts, a changing curriculum and myriad other factors playing into the modern school day, it may come as no surprise that courses in music, art, vocational trades and more are often on the chopping block, considered as electives
Read more