Formerly a publication of The Brain StoreAlthough compelling evidence supports the value of the musical arts in school, many educators still fight for its inclusion. This timely resource translates the latest brain and music research and provides practical strategies for incorporating the musical arts at all levels. Readers will: Discover how music supports learning Get specific links to solid research and more than 200 practical suggestions Learn how to boost achievement, motivation, and recall
With sections on both theory and classroom applications, you???ll find it easy to put science into practice immediately and convince others of its benefits. From a primer on how the body hears music to music??'s impact on stress level, perceptual-motor skills, memory, and emotional intelligence, you???re in for a feast of facts and findings. Included are tips for choosing music and the various benefits of different music types.
, author of the best-selling Different Brains, Different Learners, has classroom experience teaching reading and study skills. Most of his experience is at the middle school level, but he has also taught demonstration classes at the elementary and senior high school level. Additionally he has taught for three universities as an adjunct professor in both education and business. Jensen cofounded SuperCamp, Turning Point, The Brain Store, The Learning Brain Expo, and Jensen Learning Corporation. He has been a trainer for both educators and businesses for over twenty-five years. His latest book is Introduction to Brain-Compatible Learning, Second Edition.