This past fall, I learned that my girls’ first experience with our school’s instrumental music program was less than desirable. I only found this out after my daughter harassed me mercilessly and asked me to come to her classroom to see for myself. Around October, she started complaining that students spent all their class time “sorting through […]
Mar 19, 2015
According to new research on the brain, playing music helps us learn–one of many reasons to fight for high quality music instruction in ALL our schools.
Jan 31, 2015
Are our schools cultivating or killing our kids creativity? Ken Robinson shares some thoughts.
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