MIA <ul><li>Missing in Action  </li></ul><ul><li>or  </li></ul><ul><li>Music In Action?  </li></ul><ul><li>Music Makes You...
Music Complementing  Christian Education Religious arts are evidenced by architecture, paintings, drawings, sculptures, li...
Music as a Steward of Culture Culture is like an iceberg—about one-seventh visible.  The visible part is sometimes best di...
Music as a Channel to  Self-Esteem Self-concept of at-risk students participating in an arts program increases.  The arts ...
Music’s Impact on the Capacity to Learn and the Ability to Achieve <ul><li>College Board identified the music one of the s...
Music’s Compatibility to Multiple Intelligences &  Multiple Literacies Who— Student (individual) What— Bloom (taxonomy) Wh...
 
Music & Aesthetics Places of learning are not just physical:  they are cultural, spiritual, social, and esthetic.  Schooli...
Fostering Critical & Creative Thinking & Writing Skills The arts are shown to enhance higher-level thinking, enhance commu...
Multidisciplinary Integration and Effect <ul><li>Piano Keyboard Training with Math Software </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Impr...
Academic Arts—A Part of the Core <ul><li>Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Process Ad...
Literary, Performing, & Visual Arts Supplemental Curricula Resources <ul><li>2 arts teachers per public school </li></ul><...
 
 
Individual Lifelong Benefits from Music Education <ul><li>Treating stroke patients </li></ul><ul><li>Music Makes Me Health...
Economic Benefits from a  Music Literate Populous <ul><li>Audiences larger than professional sports teams combined  </li><...
Benefits of music to humanity <ul><li>Our cultural legacy </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple ways & means of communicating </li></...
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MIA--Missing In Action Or Music In Action--Discovering How Music Makes You Smarter by Enhancing Your Music Impact Aptitude (NELB 2007)

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MIA--Missing In Action Or Music In Action--Discovering How Music Makes You Smarter by Enhancing Your Music Impact Aptitude (NELB 2007)

  1. 1. MIA <ul><li>Missing in Action </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Music In Action? </li></ul><ul><li>Music Makes You Smarter by </li></ul><ul><li>Discovering Your Music Aptitude </li></ul>
  2. 2. Music Complementing Christian Education Religious arts are evidenced by architecture, paintings, drawings, sculptures, liturgical music, costumes, symbolic artifacts, floor/wall coverings, landscaping, illustrated manuscripts, sacred literature, and dance.
  3. 3. Music as a Steward of Culture Culture is like an iceberg—about one-seventh visible. The visible part is sometimes best discernable through the lens of the literary, performing, and visual arts.
  4. 4. Music as a Channel to Self-Esteem Self-concept of at-risk students participating in an arts program increases. The arts program included music, movement, dramatics, and art.
  5. 5. Music’s Impact on the Capacity to Learn and the Ability to Achieve <ul><li>College Board identified the music one of the six basic academic subjects. </li></ul><ul><li>SAT scores increased for students with music coursework. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Music’s Compatibility to Multiple Intelligences & Multiple Literacies Who— Student (individual) What— Bloom (taxonomy) Where— Gardner (the intelligences) How— Costa (the characteristics)
  7. 8. Music & Aesthetics Places of learning are not just physical: they are cultural, spiritual, social, and esthetic. Schooling should provide a continuity of experiences that encourages flexible thinkers to make connections.
  8. 9. Fostering Critical & Creative Thinking & Writing Skills The arts are shown to enhance higher-level thinking, enhance communications & writing skills, prove reading by remedial readers, improve attendance, and increase achievement in language & math.
  9. 10. Multidisciplinary Integration and Effect <ul><li>Piano Keyboard Training with Math Software </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Improvement Through Music </li></ul>
  10. 11. Academic Arts—A Part of the Core <ul><li>Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania Process Adoption </li></ul>
  11. 12. Literary, Performing, & Visual Arts Supplemental Curricula Resources <ul><li>2 arts teachers per public school </li></ul><ul><li>.087 art teacher per private Catholic school </li></ul><ul><li>0.52 art teacher per private non-Catholic school </li></ul>
  12. 15. Individual Lifelong Benefits from Music Education <ul><li>Treating stroke patients </li></ul><ul><li>Music Makes Me Healthy </li></ul><ul><li>New Horizons International Music Association </li></ul>
  13. 16. Economic Benefits from a Music Literate Populous <ul><li>Audiences larger than professional sports teams combined </li></ul><ul><li>Employ more than professional sports teams combined </li></ul><ul><li>94% in survey believe arts and culture initiative should be a part of Indiana’s economic development strategy </li></ul>
  14. 17. Benefits of music to humanity <ul><li>Our cultural legacy </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple ways & means of communicating </li></ul><ul><li>Release imagination for creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Connected with life lessons that provide a </li></ul><ul><li>foundation for respectable citizenship </li></ul>

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