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Fostering a love of music in your family

Fostering a love of music in your family – In The Parenthood – Boston.com

The benefits of music education are well known: Playing an instrument can help the development of areas of the brain devoted to language and reasoning, reading music can help children understand fractions and proportional math and boost their abilities in science and technology, practicing music underscores the rewards of dedication and hard work, and performing in front of a crowd helps kids learn how to evaluate risk and handle anxiety. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg, really.

In spite of this, music and arts education continues to be one of the first things on the chopping block as cash-strapped schools try to trim their budgets. What can parents do to bridge the gap at home?

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May 31, 2010 at 10:10 pm Leave a comment

Little Kids Rock

Free games, lessons, and videos!

May 25, 2010 at 5:30 pm Leave a comment

Staff Wars

By far THE favorite game of 3rd and 4th graders!!!  It’s free, fun AND you learn something!

May 20, 2010 at 3:14 am Leave a comment


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