Good Music, Brighter Children
Simple and Practical Ideas to Help Transform your Child's Life Through the Power of MusicPaperback - 1999
Did you know that music has the power to increase your child's intelligence? Recent scientific studies at some of the most respected universities in the world indicate that children introduced to classical music at a young age read earlier and perform better on achievement tests. Inside, respected educatorSharlene Habermeyergives you a simple, step-by-step program that any parent can follow. You'll discover how introducing children to good music can: • Accelerate language development • Improve math and science skills • Enhance physical education • Strengthen memory and reading retention • Benefit children with learning disabilities • And more! "This book outlines why music is important to learning, and provides parents with excellent suggestions for launching and sustaining a musical influence in the lives of their children." --James S. Catterall, professor of education and co-director of Imagination Project at UCLA "A great resource for both parents and teachers. Anyone interested in music or the overall well-being of children will not be able to put this book down." --Lisha Papert Lercari, director of Music and the Brain
Publisher: Rocklin, Calif. : Prima Pub., c1999.
Characteristics: xx, 344 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm.