According to a study from Northwestern University published by TIME, kids need to be engaged in learning about music and directly participate in playing instruments instead of simply listening to music. The study indicates that even for highly engaged studies, small periods of direct engagement in playing a musical instrument enhance class participation and strengthen the brain’s functions. Music training is extremely beneficial for children of all ages, according to the director of Northwestern University’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory Nina Kraus.
In case you have been using boring manuscripts and dull pencils to teach music to children, it is time that you reinvent your teaching methods. While tutoring music to children can be challenging especially when you are introducing new concepts, here are four innovative ideas that you could use:
Whether you want your kids to learn to sing or play a musical instrument because you’re musically inclined or because you’ve noticed your little one has musical talent, it’s important to introduce music lessons into your child’s life as soon as possible. In addition to your child learning a new skill, music has educational and psychological benefits that will impact your little one’s life well into adulthood.
The Greek philosopher Plato once said, “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” Music, indeed, has a significant influence on us, particularly on our children. It can help them develop coordination, relieve anxiety, and even help to make them smarter.
Music is an integral part of the human experience. Music appears in every culture around the world. There are many benefits of music for people of all ages. But, when is the right time to start teaching your child and what instruments are a good choice for kids? Those questions and more are investigated here.
Whether you are a technophobe or a tech lover, one thing that you can agree on is that technology has completely changed the way kids learn. It is undeniable how technology has transformed classrooms and provided new learning experiences for today’s students. Music education is no exception, technology has changed the way kids learn music, and here we’ll explain how.
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