Although compelling evidence supports the value of the musical arts in school, many of us still fight for its inclusion. This timely new resource translates the latest brain and music research and provides practical strategies for incorporating the musical arts at all levels.
* Discover how music supports learning
* Get specific links to solid research and more than 200 practical suggestions
* Learn how to boost achievement, motivation, and recall
With sections on both theory and classroom applications, you'll find it easy to put the science into practice immediately and convince others of its benefits. From a primer on how the body hears music to music's impact on stress level, perceptual-motor skills, memory, and emotional intelligence, you're in for a super-sonic feast of facts and findings. Included are tips for choosing music and the various benefits of different music types.