Will it Make a Difference if we Show them the Evidence?
Will it make a difference if we show them the evidence? IF we can get the information out to parents, teachers and the 'powers' that be about music's relationship and importance in developing literacy skills, will they listen?
In brain research findings, evidence strongly points out that children who use music and movement learn information more easily and retain it longer. In two interviews on BAM! Radio - Music and Learning Channel (one with Donald Hodges, a professor of music and one with John Archambault, c0-author of "Chica Chica Boom Boom"), both discuss how music relates to these important learning skills.
Everyone needs to know this information because it is an easy thing to do. There is so much more to say on this subject, but, let's begin here. Your thoughts?