Music Education Is Good for You!

This article from the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) provides a comprehensive look at the benefits of music education:  Education in music correlates with:

  • Enhanced brain development
  • Mathematical and spatial reasoning
  • Reading and verbal skills
  • Overall academic achievement
  • Successful schools
  • Social and emotional development

This entry is the third in a series of six articles about the benefits of arts education. 

See also:

  1. Turns out your mom was right!
  2. Arts Participation and SAT Scores

Thanks to Mrs. Lenore Wilkison for her assistance in researching the sources in this series.

The arts are part of the core educational experience for all students at TPA and TPJA.  Our curriculum, 6th through 12th grades, calls for all students to participate in an arts class every semester. 

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