3rd Grade Music

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Music Training May Reduce Anxiety & Focus Attention

Monday, January 19, 2015

A new study conducted by psychiatrists at the University of Vermont College of Medicine has found that playing a musical instrument may help children overcome anxiety, focus attention and control emotions. Follow link below, or copy and paste into a new browser tab:

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3rd Grade Music (from Curriculum Evening Packet)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

What is done in 3rd Grade Music Class this year to meet my child’s development?
Developmentally, the children are ‘landing on earth’ and must take up the work of the world, specific techniques and trades for survival. They must engage a strong will for this. It’s time to establish rules and clear boundaries, good/bad, black/white, to help...

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Why do we teach music?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

We teach music to:

  • Develop fine human beings who are active listeners, flexible and patient, and who understand that working in the world takes effort, perseverance and a refinement of skills. Learning to play a musical instrument, learning to read music, listening carefully to tune…all of these require patience, focus and commitment –...
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