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Fun And Interactive Ways To Teach Kids About Jobs And Careers

Fun And Interactive Ways To Teach Kids About Jobs And Careers A national survey found that 15% of American teenagers aged 14 to 18 have no idea what kind of job they want when they finish school. This is especially troublesome considering that there were many categories within the survey, as well as an “Other” option. While…
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Mobile Apps Help Boost Inter-Generational Connections

Mobile Apps Help Boost Inter-Generational Connections Long gone are the days that we as parents had to help our children pick up the phone or write a letter or postcard to stay in contact with their grandparents. Today, cell phones and PC’s make communicating significantly easier and is also used extensively for educational purposes in…
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Academic Advantages of Music

Academic Advantages of Music  ~ A Simple Music Sight Reading Checklist  Music has been shown to have great academic advantages, especially for children. Learning to play an instrument stimulates the neural pathways helping in other ways, including reading and math.You may wish to improve your music sight reading simply to get better at reading music. Or it may…
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Promoting Interest in Music Among Kids to Enhance Intelligence Levels

Promoting Interest in Music Among Kids to Enhance Intelligence Levels Introducing children to music early on in their lives has many benefits. Music soothes, calms, encourages and stimulates. Various studies conclude that musical training can affect brain development and its functioning and is linked to a boost in intelligence levels. In particular, interacting with a musical instrument…
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