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Physical Activity Important in Your Classroom

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month, so this month’s blog focuses on physical fitness in the classroom.  Everyone knows that being physically active is good for you. There are obvious benefits to being active.  For instance, it helps

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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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Can Music Help Shape Who We Are?

My answer is “Absolutely!” Martin Gardiner of Brown University tracked the criminal records of Rhode Island residents from birth through age 30, and he concluded the more a resident was involved in music, the lower the person’s arrest record. (“Music

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Increase Student Focus With These 9 Movement Activities

Movement activity chalk drawing

Incorporating exercise and movement throughout the school day increases students’ performance in school. It helps students to be less fidgety and more focused. Many studies suggest that regular physical activity supports healthy child development by improving memory, concentration and a

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9 Easy Ways to Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month

Music in Our Schools Month

For over 30 years, The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has named March “Music In Our Schools Month” (MIOSM). “The purpose of MIOSM is to raise awareness of the importance of music education for all children – and to

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