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This is a very cute TED video on music and the brain.  Enjoy!!
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How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-playing-an-instrument-benefits-your-brain-anita-collinsWhen you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when yo...

Patriotic and Folk Songs

Summer is here,the Fourth of July is just around the corner so I have been musing about the "Star Spangled Banner".  I have a soft spot in my heart for patriotic and folk songs.  Unfortunately, they are disappearing from children's lives because of severe cuts in elementary music programs.  Marilyn Ward, of the University of Florida, states "When people stand up but don't sing the 'Star Spangled Banner' there is a reason for that.  They don't know it".

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