Early music lessons boost brain development

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Early music lessons boost brain development Researchers in Montreal have found that taking music lessons before the age of seven, creates stronger connections within the brain

Do you remember dreading, or possibly loving music classes as [...]

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Using new technology in the classroom

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Using new technology in the classroom For the past number of years, technology has been slowly but surely edging its way into every aspect of our lives, including education, but incorporating new technology into the [...]

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Childhood Music Lessons Have Lasting Positive Effects

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Childhood Music Lessons Have Lasting Positive Effects

 For many years, parents have encouraged their children to take up a musical instrument. Besides having exposure to the arts, a range of studies and reports have been [...]

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Music lessons…because their worth it.

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Music lessons…because their worth it. Does your child’s extra-curricular regime look a little like this? 14 hours a week of cello? 10 hours a week of piano? 5 hours a week of guitar? Endless recitals [...]

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What’s the Pointe?

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What’s the Pointe? 

 Ballerinas need to stand right on the end of their toes, but have you ever wondered what pointe shoes are made from? Sometimes I am asked about this. People say: “which [...]

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Starting Your Child in Dance Classes

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Starting Your Child in Dance Classes I began my training at the California Ballet School and later became a company member of the California Ballet Company, dancing in many classics. I also trained at United States International University [...]

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Are Dancers Genetically Different?

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Are Dancers Genetically Different? Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found that dancers are in fact, genetically different to the general population. The study which was published in PLoS Genetics, by Prof. Richard [...]

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