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Children Making Music

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The joy and innocence that comes from the experience of creating music, and sharing it with others is second to none. But as an elementary school music teacher (and a parent to four young children), I find that many parents love music, but don’t know how to nurture their children’s natural musical abilities.

Nothing is more natural than children making music

A young child’s brain is well equipped to understand musical activities. What does that mean? Everyone is able

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One of my favorite things to do with my children is to teach that to appreciate music. Where did my love of music start? My favorite college class… was one that had nothing to do with my major. It was one of those electives—Music Appreciation—that I left until my

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Music Education—The benefits of learning to play a musical instrument or sing have been researched and discussed for years. Beyond gaining a skill that can entertain and add auditory beauty to the world, we also gain better neural “adaptability” …which enables easier acquisition of other skills. Parents would say

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Voice Rockrz Voice Rockrz: Monday #gno Twitter Party on Music Education

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The stage is prepped, the crowd is amped, it’s time to rock and Voice Rockrz… is here to help! More than just a microphone, Voice Rockrz gives children the sound, the look and the attitude to unleash their inner rock stars!
Children can use the included matching ring and bracelet

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Learning and practicing music from a young age can help kids build key skills. There are so many ways to make music education fun for kids, including timeless toys that  never go out of style. Take, for example, the Voice Rockrz Mic…. This awesome interactive toy allows kids to

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Quaker Chewy RSVP Image Quaker Chewy Granola Bars: Monday #gno Twitter Party on Music Education

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Learning and practicing music from a young age can help kids build key skills. Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, the superstar of snacks, is teaming up with music producer and recording artist, Nick Jonas, to launch a new nationwide singing competition to find the next young superstar. This competition, known as

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Quaker Giveaway Quaker Chewy Superstar Giveaway: Win a Wii and Rock Band Kit

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Beginning June 8th through August 5th, parents or legal guardians of children ages 8-14 can enter the Quaker Chewy Superstar Search by simply recording a performance of their child singing a designated portion of one of four pre-selected songs. The songs and entry form can be found on www.ChewySuperstar.com… where

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Violin Resources: Teaching Life Skills Through Language and Music

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It has been said that “music is a way of knowing,” it’s own kind of intelligence. Knowing different languages…, too, is a way of understanding, of connection with other cultures and peoples. Teaching both of these skills to our children gives them important life skills. Yet, what parent

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Learning foreign languages and music from a young age can help kids build key skills, yet often these subject areas are not available in schools. To make learning the Spanish language and music both entertaining and accessible to all kids, PBS KIDS GO!…® recently launched two new animated children’s

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PBS Kids PBS KIDS GO!® Giveaway: Win a PBS KIDS GO!® Prize Pack (5 Winners)

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When it comes to education, living in the digital age really allows for learning to not only be interactive but also engaging and fun. To help children effectively learn the Spanish language and music, PBS KIDS GO!® recently launched two new animated children’s web series, Chuck Vanderchuck’s “Something Something” Explosion…

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