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Persuasive speech Etters Ron


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Persuasive speech Etters Ron

  1. 1. Art Funding CutsTeaching Kids that Creativity is not important
  2. 2. Who’s More Envolved?
  3. 3. • “During musical learning, which is a form of communication, new connections are created between cells in the communication area of the brain. These connections can help in other aspects of communication such as reading and speech. One study demonstrated that when playing an instrument, one’s sensitivity to sounds, especially those used in speech, is increased.” - MF Admin Team•
  4. 4. Conduct
  5. 5. • "I dont disagree that reading and math are the most important aspects of education. But compromising other subjects... causes us to teach only for the test," - Cristie Praeger
  6. 6. • $47 million in new musical instruments• 1,750 public schools in more than 100 cities around the country• Impacting the lives of over 1.6 million children.
  7. 7. How can you help?•• Questions?
  8. 8. Citations CNN, J. V. (n.d.). Budgets cut student experience - CNN.Featured Articles from CNN. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from sprj.sch.cuts_1_budget-cuts-music-or-science-math?_s=PM:EDUCATION• George Heymont: More Funding for School Arts Programs, Less for Sports. (n.d.). Breaking News and Opinion on The Huffington Post. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from a_b_757558.html• Keep Arts in Schools: Home page. (n.d.). Keep Arts in Schools: Home page. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from• The Benefits of Learning and Playing an Instrument. (n.d.).Sheet Music | Indie Music | Independent Music Charts | Music Forte. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from http://• VH1 Save The Music | VH1 Save The Music Foundation. (n.d.). VH1 Save The Music | VH1 Save The Music Foundation. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from http://