Kids love to make music - and - music makes learning fun! This is well known. My personal experience in music education has confirmed this over and over again. We know the value of music education is measurable. So please, keep music in our schools, churches, social activities, and daily lives. Want to learn some new things about the benefits of music education in our schools? If so, watch this revealing video. [Used with permission from RBI.llc and MusicFriends.org .]
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Young children with developed rhythm skills did better in early school years. Students who scored lower on the rhythmic test fell below academic expectation.
Did You Know that Playing Music Can Help Your Children Understand Math Better? Research shows piano students are better equipped to comprehend math and science.
Did You Know that Playing Music Can Help Your Children Read Better? Music participation has a positive impact on reading. Learning to read music enhances a student's ability to perform the skills necessary for reading, listening, anticipating, forecasting, memory training, recall skills, concentration techniques, and speed reading. 'Preschoolers tested received private piano and singing lessons or private computer lessons. Spatial-temporal ability testing followed. The music group performed 34% higher on the tests.' [ Source: Neurological Research February 28, 1997. ] Reprinted with permission from The Foundation for Music Literacy.
Did You Know that Playing Music Helps Under-Achievers? [ Source: Nature, May 23,1996. ]
Did You Know that The World's Top Academic Countries Place A High Value on Music Education? [ Source: 1988 International Assoc. Evaluation of Academic Achievement. ]
Did You Know What Famous and Accomplished People Say About Music?
*Albert Einstein: "If I were not a physicist I would probably be a musician. I see my life in terms of music."
*Hans Christian Anderson: "Where words fail, music speaks."
*Oliver Wendell Holmes: "Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find what it is to the soul is what a water bath is to the body."
*Ursula K. LeGuin: "It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact, you could say that music is another way of thinking,or maybe thinking is another kind of music."
*Friedrich Nietzsche: “Without music, life would be a mistake.”