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Research Briefs - Did you Know?

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The official blog of the British Columbia Association of Community Music Schools

Monday, January 5, 2009

Research Briefs - Did you Know?

Here are some Music advocacy shorts to jump start your New Year.
From the AMC website - Research Briefs: Did you Know?
  • Middle school and high school students who participated in instrumental music scored significantly higher than their non-band peers in standardized tests.
  • Students who were exposed to the music-based lessons scored a full 100 percent higher on fractions tests than those who learned in the conventional manner.
  • Music majors are the most likely group of college grads to be admitted to medical school.
  • A McGill University study found that pattern recognition and mental representation scores improved significantly for students given piano instruction over a three-year period.
  • High school music students score higher on SATs in both verbal and math than their peers.
Source: www.amc-music.org/research_briefs.htm

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Anonymous music teacher said...

It seems like your blog has a lot of great music teaching resources and tips. Surely, I will keep on coming back to read your latest posts. Keep it up!

January 22, 2009 at 6:23 AM

 

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