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Da da da da da, squeak, squeak, squeak squeak

December 19, 2013 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years | with 0 Comments

The squeaking sounds rang through the house, and we silently cringed. The girls did their homework behind closed bedroom doors, an attempt to buffer the sound of their brother’s clarinet “playing.” Even the dogs seemed to be scarce for the 30 minutes of daily practice. It was week 1 on this new instrument for our […]

Tune in to your child’s musical side

March 27, 2012 | Posted in: Early Learners | with 0 Comments

Most preschoolers are naturally drawn to music. They move to a beat, jump up and down, and sing with abandon – whether or not they know the right words to a song. But entertainment and the exercise associated with dancing aren’t the only benefits of exposing a preschooler to music. Research shows children who are […]