Music is powerful and can “indirectly influence our perceptions and actions”. Research has repeatedly shown that music can help children in the classroom: to motivate, stimulate, help children focus, and aid in memory and learning retention.
Music and rhythm can be powerful tools in teaching children. While many early childhood toys are meant to stimulate the sense of sight, one of the first ways and infant learns to organize his or her thoughts and understand patterns is through their sense of hearing and touch. The steady, rhythmic beat of a lullaby or nursery rhyme can soothe an infant while also allowing the infant to hear and process the complex patterns of the music.
We are often asked while setting up for a program, “Why the guy with the bass?” Boost Memory and Learning with Music, an article by Cheri Lucas, discusses the importance of music in the learning process. Time and time again, music has proven to enhance a person’s ability to learn and retain information whether it be […]