Movement in the classroom is almost universally praised these days. It appeals to a wide variety of learning styles, helps kids stay motivated and engaged, and helps them focus on and retain information. The Atlantic even called movement “essential” for young learners. So how soon can you start incorporating it into your classroom? Here are 5 tips to get […]
Grammy Nominated Producer, Bryan Wilson, took some time out of his busy schedule to speak to my class of eager 7th & 8th graders. He talked about what it means to be a producer, all the hats he has to wear, and how important communication and collaboration are to his job every day.
Who thinks they are musical and who thinks they could be musical? These are questions that grace the entrance tickets my students take at the start our ten-week 21st Century Music Elective. The results are always the same. Very few consider themselves musical and even fewer think they could develop that ability. […]
“Teaching children about global issues and encouraging them to see the world through the eyes of another is of huge importance”, according to Campbell and a growing movement of internationally-minded educators. In an increasingly interconnected world, today’s young generation need to learn be able to engage in communication with people from a wide range of different […]
Studies have proven the countless benefits of music education. It appeals to multiple types of learners, is cross-curricular, and has been linked to gains in everything from language development, to pattern recognition, and even improved test scores.
My goal is to have music be a part of every child’s life. Research shows the benefits of music integration on learning across every subject and grade level. Use this blog as a resource to help you start integrating music today!
My name is Frank Cademartori and I consider myself an educator first and music teacher second. I think most teachers would agree with this sentiment since we don’t get involved in this field for the love of subject material, but rather the love of learning.