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MUSIC AND MOVEMENT – GATEWAY TO SUCCESS!

What are some of the benefits of music and movement?  Take under 7 minutes to see Rae Pica describe some of the skills, concepts and growth children achieve through music and movement!*  [VIDEO]

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A New Survey Tears Down the Myths about School Readiness.

School Readiness Myth vs. Fact

Myth-Busters About Parents A survey, conducted in Oakland, California last year, of low-income and/or immigrant communities with children younger than school age who are NOT connected to community services revealed some pretty interesting results. The survey actually dispels some of

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How to Encourage Dignity and Respect in the Classroom with Music

Human Rights Month

As we celebrate the Universal Month for Human Rights, we reflect on its meaning. Human Rights Month is about encouraging dignity and respect for people of all backgrounds and acknowledging that people of different races, religions, cultures, and beliefs are

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Is Social and Emotional Learning Coming to a School Near You?

Social Emotional Learning Programs

The recently revised, Every Student Succeeds Act requires states to incorporate nonacademic factors into their assessments and could help change the way schools view success. Research has shown that children who learn Social Emotional Skills when they are young (the earlier, the

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