There are benefits when we sing story to preschoolers

Here is just one such benefit. Educators and parents will all gain from introducing sung stories to their children, especially if they use picture books.Story songs support meaning-makingThere are many ways in which children make meaning in their worlds. According to...

5 Ways to Improve Happiness

Increase your happiness on the job! Scientists studying brain chemistry have come up with easy ways for you to try while you work. This article is dedicated to early childhood educators and music teachers everywhere who give out loads of energy on a daily basis. I...

Singing and talent

Singing is not a rare ability given to a talented few In fact, it’s the word “talented” that can become a big problem for parents. Talent has become tainted. Following the powerful pull of Big Media, there’s a prevailing attitude of obsession...
Speech music link

Speech music link

Speech music link shows up in babies 9 months of age. The speech music link has long been apparent to those of us who educate young children but until the revolution in brain science there has been no direct proof of this link. Thankfully now, for the first time, two...