The Kodály Method

The Kodály Method
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kod%C3%A1ly_Method

The Kodály Method, also referred to as the Kodály Concept, is an approach to music education developed in Hungary during the mid-twentieth century by Zoltán Kodály. His philosophy of education served as inspiration for the method, which was then developed over a number of years by his associates.

Educational Innovators Ask ‘Why Can’t Learning Be Fun?’

Educational Innovators Ask ‘Why Can’t Learning Be Fun?’
July 02, 2013
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=198013793

Guests:

Larry Scripp is the founding director and principal researcher for the Center for Music in Education. That’s a research and development organization that helps schools develop arts education programs

Jessie Woolley-Wilson is CEO of DreamBox Learning. That company develops computer-based learning programs that adapt to individual students.

Remember the days when everything from ABCs to math and the arts were taught the same way to every student? Well now, innovations in education are changing the ways that children learn. Host Michel Martin finds out more at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

how do you diversify learning?

DreamBox Learning
2008
http://appscout.pcmag.com/web-services/275211-dreambox-learning-serious-learning-that-s-seriously-fun
DreamBox is more fun than a media textbook and has more substance than a video game, with educational elements sprinkled into the gameplay.

‘Imperfect Harmony’: How Singing With Others Changes Your Life

‘Imperfect Harmony’: How Singing With Others Changes Your Life
June 03, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/06/03/188355968/imperfect-harmony-how-chorale-singing-changes-lives

oxytocin

making music vs. listening

Daniel Levitin, psychology professor at McGill University, and author of This Is Your Brain on Music, joins the conversation to explain the science of group singing.

relate:
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/this-i-believe-brian-eno