Scientific Reasons Explaining Why We Should Teach Music In School

DollarSign

Organizing and implementing a successful school program requires a variety of resources. Monetary resources, talented staff and teacher, willing participants. In music programs across North America, a sad reality has surfaced in the past few years: budgetary cuts have taken a toll on the potential success of some music programs.

To most of us, this is seen as a tragedy. To some teachers, this is seen as a challenge that can be overcome. One believer in the benefits of music education went as far as to conduct independent scientific research with the hopes of showing the benefits of music education on students; the study was completed to try to prove to the local school board that by cutting the arts from the general budget, there are more losses than gains. The results of the study will surprise you!

To read the full story, click on the link below:

http://mic.com/articles/94992/the-scientific-reasons-we-should-teach-music-to-kids-in-school

Advertisements

About mymuco1

Ian Green wears hats in many areas of the music industry including: co-founder of a technology start-up company that designs music education tools for mobile devices and the internet; music educator; music festival adjudicator; professional classical and jazz pianist; member in good standing of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of provincial council of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association (C.M.F.A.A.) Thanks!
This entry was posted in Music Education, Music: General. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s