Excellent video and lesson to share with your students. How playing an instrument benefits your brain – Anita Collins | TED-Ed.
Excellent article to read and share with teachers on your staff. I have often thought there might be a correlation. The importance of keeping a beat: Researchers link ability to keep a beat to reading, language skills.
Is Music the Key to Success? – NYTimes.com. … Continue reading →
In 1800’s England, the song and dance, “Ring around the rosies,” appeared. We all know it: “Ring around the rosies, pocket full of posies, ashes ashes, we all fall down.” But what do these seemingly nonsensical lyrics mean? http://www.radthemag.com/program/read/article.asp?id=466&cat=60
Not necessarily musical but I found it worth pondering. To what else might these tips be applied besides social media? Check out this article: http://www.ghosttweeting.com/social-media-tips-from-dr-seuss/
“I’m always on the look-out for ways of finding connections between mathematics and other areas of knowledge. Music is one of the areas of knowledge that I know has some similarities with mathematics, and so I’ve been brainstorming ways one … Continue reading →
Remembering Van Cliburn, A Giant Among Pianists And A Cold War Idol http://n.pr/XiPEcN
Informative article: The Music of Language [Audio Slideshow] Our ability to communicate is inseparable from our musical sense. This is an audio slideshow presentation of the feature, “Speaking in Tones,” which appears in the July/August 2010 issue of Scientific American … Continue reading →