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Rhythm and Bruise: How Cuts to Music and the Arts Hurt Kids and Communities

Rhythm and Bruise: How Cuts to Music and the Arts Hurt Kids and Communities

Art and music convey important skills that often are overlooked. Researchers have long touted their positive effects on student brain growth and development, but the exercise of those skills in artistic pursuits like band and chorus adds a whole new

The Education Week blog features an article about our REL Northwest study by Ashley Pierson. The article is titled, "Rural Oregon Students Less Likely to Enroll, Persist in College."

Fifty-five percent of rural Oregon students included in the study enrolled in college, compared to 63 percent of non-rural students.

hogwartsconsultingtimelady: “ llwi: “ pr1nceshawn: “ The ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Theme Song on Marimba by percussionist Aaron DeWayne.” @gamersonic ” When he switched to the dungeon theme I lost my mind ”

hogwartsconsultingtimelady: “ llwi: “ “ The ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Theme Song on Marimba by percussionist Aaron DeWayne.” ” When he switched to the dungeon theme I lost my mind ”

Guest blogger Karin Nolan, professor, author and lifelong music educator, assures teachers that they don't have to be musicians to successfully integrate music into a standards-based curriculum.

Artistic to the Core: Music and Common Core

Guest blogger Karin Nolan, professor, author and lifelong music educator, assures teachers that they don't have to be musicians to successfully integrate music into a standards-based curriculum.

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Exploring The Great Artists - 30+ Art Projects for Kids

Study: Music Education Could Help Close The Achievement Gap Between Poor And Affluent Students.....although this is true in some aspects it is still racist, people learn in many ways it is not true that some children cannot learn in the traditional way, There are many platforms to learn from this applies to all people.

Could Music Education Be The Key To Ending The Achievement Gap?

Study: Music Education Could Help Close The Achievement Gap Between Poor And Affluent Students. Closing the achievement gap between low-income and affluent students could be as simple as do-re-mi.

Animal brains connected up to make mind-melded computer: For the first time, a team has networked the brains of multiple animals to form a living computer that can perform tasks and solve problems. If human brains could be similarly connected, it might give us superhuman problem-solving abilities, and allow us to communicate abstract thoughts and experiences.

Animal brains connected up to make mind-melded computer - life - 09 July 2015 - New Scientist

LANDFILL HARMONIC is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. It has also been recognized as an Audience Favorite. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362.  Cateura, Paraguay is a town essentially built on top of a landfill. Garbage collectors browse the trash for sellable goods, and children are often at risk of getting involved with drugs and gangs. When orchestra director Szaran and music teacher Favio set up a…

The slums of Cateura, Paraguay, were built on a landfill. In this desolate landscape, children make music out of their surroundings. With recycled instruments, they have begun a "Landfill Harmonic Orchestra." See how these kids turn trash into symphonies.

Dance in science, pop art in Spanish, or photography in math -- there’s no end to the ways arts can be integrated into other curricula. Educators from Bates Middle School, in Annapolis, Maryland, share arts-integrated lessons and resources that you can use in your school.

Lesson Plans and Resources for Arts Integration

Educators from Bates Middle School, in Annapolis, Maryland, share arts-integrated lessons and resources that you can use…

Leonardo da Vinci died on May 2, 1519. Born in 1452, he painted the Mona Lisa, invented the diving bell, and designed the airplane, helicopter and parachute. The Boston Museum of Science offers this free online exhibit with activities to explore the life, times, and scientific inventions of DaVinci.

Leonardo da Vinci died on May Born in he painted the Mona Lisa, invented the diving bell, and designed the airplane, helicopter and parachute. The Boston Museum of Science offers this free online exhibit with activities to explore the life,

Special ed teachers should consider music in their classrooms to supplement visuals, teach through students' favorite songs, emphasize rhythm, and generalize lessons into non-musical settings.

It's a Snap! 4 Ways to Use Music With Special Needs Students

Special ed teachers should consider music in their classrooms to supplement visuals, teach through students' favorite songs, emphasize rhythm, and generalize lessons into non-musical settings.

Check out this article for sample lesson plans, templates and professional development presentations.

Lesson Plans and Resources for Arts Integration

A large list of arts integration lesson plans, mostly for older children which is out of my range, but there were some interesting ideas.

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Benefits of Music Education! I know this pic is for the site, but would like a tattoo of this trees since I played flute for years I love the music notes!

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