4 Ways Parents Can Ensure Their Child Sticks with Instrumental Music When They Graduate to Middle School

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

The Music Education (or Creativity) Achievement Gap in America, and How We Can Begin to Fix It

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

How Parents can Change Their Family Tree Through Their Child’s Music Education

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

Why Students Don’t Like School (and How Music Instruction Changes That)

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

An End-of-Year Letter to New Music Parents

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

Music Education’s Role in a Culture of “College Preparedness”

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]