How Music Enhances Learning About Social Issues

Music for Learning(Written by Patricia Shih) Probably like most of you, as a parent I have always been concerned with teaching my child positive values about large issues in the big world as she grew. I of course tried to use words carefully and set a good example through actions and attitudes. But there is also a very powerful and enticing tool available to everyone, and it works like magic…

  • Invite and Incite Excitement – How Music Enhances Learning about Social Issues Through Creativity and Fun.

During my own very early years, in my house classical music and Broadway show tunes were often played by my parents on the stereo. I remember as a pre-schooler my little heart soared with the sounds and emotions of the classics; I could not explain why or how music touched me, but it did, and in a big way. [Read more…]