Music Education has a whimsical side to it. Music teachers and student musicians get to see the funny in class and rehearsals. Cello There takes all of this and puts it in one place where we can see a new set of Music Education Funnies every weekday by Gregory Pavliv and MusicTeachingGuru.com
Sure, students in social studies and history classes learn about politics. The same classes may even delve into parliamentary procedure, political science or the art of debating. But did you know that high school students that are active in music education are more likely to participate in politics, ten years later?
Imagine giving a child that one reason, that single motivation, the admirable courage to go to school each and every day. What happens to attendance? Let's take a look at dropout rates. What makes a student want to give up on their education and quit? There is a disconnection from the importance of their education, as it pertains to their individual success, and they become lost in the system.