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  • 1. Music In Education Daniel Isbell
  • 2. The Mozart Effect
  • 3. Music And Reading
    • Early Phonics Lessons
    • -The ABC Song
    • -School House Rock (Conjunction Junction)
    • -Educational Programming (Sesame Street)
  • 4. Music And Reading
    • Compare the text in this box with the musical notation beside it and notice the similarities. Both are read left to write and are composed in phrases.
  • 5. Music And Reading
    • Middle And High School Methods
    • -Band students read and summarize music related articles, biographies, and books.
    • -Song lyrics are incorporated into reading and poetry lessons.
  • 6. Music And Mathematics
  • 7. Music And Mathematics
  • 8. Music And Mathematics
  • 9. Music And Mathematics
    • Exposure to fractions and fast paced computation.
    • Schools with music programs post impressive gains in math scores.
      • -A Washington Middle School required 6 th graders to participate in band. Math proficiency rose from 27% to 71% between 1999 and 2003.
  • 10. Music And History
  • 11. Music And History
    • Many great historical figures were either musicians or patrons of musicians.
    • Music from specific time periods can help students to understand the society better.
  • 12. Music And History
  • 13. Music And History
    • Music can be used to teach both broad ideas and specific information to children.
    • For older kids, period songs can be brought in to show how writers dealt with the issues of the time. (e.g. troubadours and bards, 60’s folk music)
  • 14. Music And Achievement
  • 15. Music And Achievement
    • Academic Growth
      • -In a 1994 study of over 13,000 students it was found that about 22% were involved in music programs. On average these students scored almost 10% higher in reading, math, history, and science than their non-music peers.
      • - More interesting in this study was that the score was consistent across race and socio-economic boundaries for the music students while the non-music students scores differed according to race and social status.
  • 16. Music And Achievement
    • Leadership
      • - The same study also found that while the music students made up just over 22% of the group, they accounted for nearly 30% of academic award recipients, honor students, and elected officers.
  • 17. Music And Achievement
    • Attendance and Graduation
      • -Studies in 2006 show that attendance rates for schools with quality music programs are much higher. (93% compared to 85%)
      • - Many schools with music programs also feature much higher graduation rates. (90% compared to 73%)
  • 18. Music And Achievement
    • USA Today's 2006 Top 20 High School Students list included 12 students who participated in music and the arts.
  • 19. Source List
    • Henry, Tamara. “Study: Arts education has academic effect.” USA TODAY (May 20, 2002).
    • Carter, Warrick L. “Arts a Fundamental Part of Education.” USA TODAY (May 25, 2006).
    • Chabris, Christopher, Kenneth Steele. “Prelude or Requiem for the ‘Mozart Effect’?” Nature , Vol. 400 (August 26, 1999), 826-827.
    • Morrison, Steven J. “Music Students and Academic Growth.” Music Educators Journal , Vol. 81, Issue 2 (September 1994), 33-36.
    • Pierce, Mike. “A Model for Improving Reading Through Music Study in Band and Orchestra.” Reading Teacher , Vol. 53 Issue 8 (May 2000), 649-651.