education

Media > How music lessons can improve language skills
May 15th, 2019

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Study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners.

Media > How To Hit The Right Note When Introducing Music To Your Kids
April 26th, 2019

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Have you heard that listening to music can benefit your baby in a number of ways? Do you relish the idea of sharing your love of music with the newest love in your life?

Media > How music can help your child learn better
February 15th, 2019

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Programs develop children through movement and music

Media > Another Key to Finland’s Success in Music Education: Its Summer Music Festivals
January 4th, 2019

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Finland’s world renowned music education system is a subject of continuing interest among music educationists in Australia. Attention has naturally focused on how music is taught in its school system and how we could learn from some of its ideas [...] more >>

Media > Music of the Spheres; Big Data Meets Big Sound
December 5th, 2018

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Most of us learn by using our eyes. Whether it’s reading or poring over formulas, graphs and charts, it’s a mostly visual experience. Now, professors at Virginia Tech are exploring a new way to add another dimension to teaching and [...] more >>

Media > Taking a Holistic Approach in Music Teaching
August 24th, 2018

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It has long been recognised that Gestalt principles have an important place in music teaching. Whether it is singing or learning to play an instrument, positive and rewarding experiences can come when the teacher is able to fully harness a [...] more >>

Media > Modernizing school music programs may increase participation, impact
August 10th, 2018

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Music education has more impact and feels more relevant to students when it includes songs from current culture, District Administration reports.

Media > How to improve the school results: not extra maths but music, loads of it
August 8th, 2018

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A Bradford primary school wants the world to know its newfound Sats success is down to giving all children up to six hours of music a week