Category Archives: Education

A Slave To The Page

A Slave To The Page

A position on early music education. A Language Learned How do children learn language? It is the aural learning that provides the elemental basis for language skills. We do not first learn what the sounds look like – we learn first by hearing. The visual is learned by connecting the knowledge gained through aural perception to the symbols that represent

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The Beatles as Music Teacher?

The Beatles as Music Teacher?

The Beatles are the music teachers in our house. at the moment… Awesome. How am I teaching my kids music? In a completely unstructured environment that allows them to listen to all genres and varieties of music. Sure we showed them a couple of things on the piano, but they have learned to use something, something that is so often

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A Little Recognition

A Little Recognition

I was pleased to have a short mention in a publication at Fairfield University recognizing the part-time faculty. This link is to the online version of the blurb: http://blog.fairfield.edu/web_features/2012/03/23/part-time-faculty-full-time-contributions/ And this is the link to the pdf version of the magazine they mail to the faculty on campus (page 6): http://www.fairfield.edu/documents/academic/cas_newsltr_sp12.pdf Its a short mention, but nice to be in

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