Category: Music Education

Sign & Sing: New sign language program combines songs and playtime.

General, Learning and the Brain, Music Education
Beginning November 2, 2010, Microtone Music will offer a new music and sign language program called Sign & Sing. This research-proven program is based on methods shown to speed language development in hearing children, ease frustration, and enhance long-term learning abilities. more »

"One Small Step for Man" all over again...

General, Learning and the Brain, Music Education Send feedback »
Imagine it: every day, all over the world, countless millions of lap babies are growing into crawlers, and then on into toddlers. This neural explosion happens under the "mission control" of the master computer in the brain which executes a miraculous program that brings about this growth. For the child, it is an enormous adventure. All the elements of day-to-day life that adults take entirely for granted -- of which we are almost entirely unconscious -- are new discoveries for the child. That toddler is in an environment as new and unexplored as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon. more »

Download Your Favorite Kindermusik Tunes at play.kindermusik.com

General, Music Education
  Did you know that all your Kindermusik favorites are available online? Visit play.kindermusik.com to download all the msuic from all our curricula.  And there’s more than MUSIC at Kindermusik PLAY! Find *FREE* activities, e-cards, and more!… more »

New Kindermusik Chart Available

General, Learning and the Brain, Music Education
  Here's an interesting chart produced by Kindermusik International. It details the cognitive processing styles of the various developmental levels we serve, and how each individual core curriculum addresses those styles. Kindermusik Village is for bir… more »

Music Needed In Our Schools

Learning and the Brain, Music Education Send feedback »
I found a timely and interesting article by Callista Gingrich, wife of the former House Speaker. No politics here, just some thoughts about the place music should have in our schools. Pretty refreshing, actually. more »
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