20 Important Benefits of Music In Our Schools - National Association for Musi... 20 Important Benefits of Music In Our Schools This article original appeared on Bachelors Degree. Nearly everyone enjoys music, whether by listening to it, singing, or playing an instrument. But despite this almost universal interest, many schools are having to do away with their music education programs. This is a mistake, with schools losing not only an enjoyable subject, but a subject that can enrich students’ lives and education. Read on to learn why music education is so important, and how it offers benefits even beyond itself.
Thing 5: Audio Tools - Cool Tools for School Topics covered in this lesson*: Tools and apps for easily recording audioIdeas for using audio in the classroom * Remember you don’t have to explore everything in this lesson. Pick what interests you most. Give your students a voice! Audio tools help students record their thoughts, share book reviews, give presentations, gain confidence and more. K-12 Resources For Music Educators Back to top of this page Questions or comments about this site can be sent to Cynthia Mazurkiewicz Shirk. Mankato Area Public Schools - Mankato, Minnesota Recognized as an outstanding site by these fine organizations: K-12 Resources For Music Educators is also included in web resource directories of hundreds of universities, school districts and music organizations throughout the world. Domain addresses: k-12music.org ~or~ k-12music.com
Dubstep Piano Dubstep There are many different styles of music that is appreciated by different populations of people. Some music styles are short lived and only last a few years, while others will be around for a long time because of their catchy sound. Want to 'train your brain'? Forget apps, learn a musical instrument The multimillion dollar brain training industry is under attack. In October 2014, a group of over 100 eminent neuroscientists and psychologists wrote an open letter warning that “claims promoting brain games are frequently exaggerated and at times misleading”. Earlier this year, industry giant Lumosity was fined $2m, and ordered to refund thousands of customers who were duped by false claims that the company’s products improve general mental abilities and slow the progression of age-related decline in mental abilities. And a recent review examining studies purporting to show the benefits of such products found “little evidence ... that training improves improves everyday cognitive performance”.
Project Audio: Teaching Students How to Produce Their Own Podcasts Invisibilia: Episode 1: Dark Thoughts (Segment: 0:00 - 2:40) The Daily: Fired Over an Instagram Post (Segment: 0:00 - 3:45) StoryCorps: Gregory Bess and April Gibson (Segment: 0:00 - 2:36) For “The Daily” episode, students might notice that the interview questions are sometimes edited out — so the listener just hears the interviewee’s responses. Students might even guess what the missing questions were. Then regroup as a class. What interviewing techniques did you hear?
TI:ME Technology In Music Education - The Mission of TI:ME The mission of TI:ME is to assist music educators in applying technology to improve teaching and learning in music. The History of TI:ME In the summer of 1995 TI:ME was formed to address the following areas: First, there was a need to codify technology into a cohesive set of standards. Next, a certification process was explored to recognize the achievement of in-service music teachers in music technology. How to play Ukulele Chords When starting out to learn to play ukulele as a beginner it’s important to learn the cords for your songs to play. You can find over a hundred chords that can be played, some very easy and some ridiculously hard. Luckily most popular songs are made up of only a few basic chords, making it fairly easy to play some of your favorite songs.