Another study has shown that learning an instrument (in this case, for just 15 months) affects young people’s motor and auditory skills.
Category: 4. Type of Music Education
Good music teaching can support children’s literacy
Empowering teachers with the skills to use music in the classroom can boost not only music skills in children, but also helps to improve aspects of literacy, particularly reading. Click anywhere on this excerpt to read on.
Active participation in music can rewire young people’s brains
Dr Nina Kraus’sstudy into the effects of music training on disadvantaged young people in Los Angeles has found that the level of participation – attendance at classes, practice – affects the changes that result in the brain and the related reading scores. To read more click anywhere on this excerpt …
Listening to music may improve a baby’s language skills
Adding music to a baby’s playtime may sharpen its language skills and ability to process musical rhythms, according to researchers from the University of Washington, USA.
Musical training enhances children’s verbal intelligence
Canadian researchers from York University reported that the verbal intelligence of 4- to 6-year-olds rises after only one month of musical training. The study suggests