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

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

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

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

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

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

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

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

An End-of-Year Letter to New Music Parents

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]

 

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

The next time you start to chide the students in your band about posture for the umpteenth time, don’t do it. Instead, ask them to sit with terrible posture. Then take a photo of the entire group. This may need to wait until you are in an auditorium or gym or large space (and you may need school district, parent or administrative approval to do it), but it’s worth it. […]