education

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

Media > The price of learning: Some things to know about music lessons for children
July 11th, 2018

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Andolina Collado didn’t know where to start when her young daughter asked for violin lessons. An immigrant from the Dominican Republican who works as a home health aide, she asked everyone she saw carrying an instrument in her Manhattan neighborhood [...] more >>

Media > Should Education Focus Less On The Creative Arts, More On The Art Of Creativity?
June 6th, 2018

standard Should Education Focus Less On The Creative Arts, More On The Art Of Creativity?

We have a problem in our country right now. Like the energy crisis of the 1970s, we now have a creativity crisis brewing in our schools. And in as little as ten years it will directly affect all businesses, particularly [...] more >>

Media > Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Sorting out the sheep from the geese
May 4th, 2018

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Children may not all have the voices of angels, but perhaps torturing the young is killing off the audiences of the future.

Media > Are holographic teachers the future of music education?
April 20th, 2018

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It wasn’t too long ago that our vision of what the near future would look like consisted of robots and machines helping humans go about their daily lives, serving them at restaurants, and even providing companionship.