Schools & Music Education For Elementary Kids

Schools & music education is essential for our children. This article will explain why your child should be exposed to music classes in school.

The focus on music classes is greater than ever. With the focus on education in the media and budget cutbacks, we are now forced to cut corners in our schools. This is unfortunate because essential classes such as physical education and music education are now being removed from out schools curriculum. In recent years, there has been research on the importance of music classes for our children. The following will explain how music education can help your children today and in the future.

Math Skills: Music classes at an early age help our children's brains develop resulting in a better ability comprehend math when they get older. This is especially important now. Math skills are becoming more essential than ever. To compete in a technology driven age we must focus on the importance of math. Especially with our global economy, By refusing to expose our children to music at an early age we may be robbing them of an essential skill to compete with other countries.

Science Skills: These skills are also a benefit of music classes for many of the same reasons as before. Music enhances our children's reasoning skills, which is important to understand how science works. Again, these skills are required for our children to be competitive in the future.

Reading Skills: Music classes teach you how to concentrate. To properly comprehend what you are reading concentration is key to success. It also enhances memory and recall skills. This is helpful in all areas of our children's education. With illiteracy rate going up in our country, we must begin to try to enhance these skills.

Social Skills: Music allows our children to work in teams to create music as a whole. By enrolling your children in music classes in school, you allow your child to learn how to cooperate with others for a common goal. These classes allow children how normally wouldn't associate with each other to cooperate and promote unity. A sense of belonging is very important in our culture today. Especially important to those who grow up in environment which constantly plague on their emotions. Studies show that music classes enhance self-esteem in their students. Music education may also be an important step in reducing the incidence of violence in our school by bringing the students together.

In addition to these many skills, music classes have been associated with an increase in the IQ level of our children. It also helps children with breathing and speech difficulties and learning disabilities. They may be many other things that have not been discovered. By removing these classes from our schools, we are robbing our children of the necessary skills for their future and our future. These children are going to be the ones who run everything in just a few years. Do you want to our futures in the hand of children who have not had a complete education? Music classes are essential. Don't let ignorance stand in the way of our children's future. Educate yourself on the benefits of these classes. If you have a different opinion that is okay, but try to understand the otherside of the debate before making your decision.

If your local school system is considering dropping music classes, be vocal. Try to stop your local school system from robbing our children of essential skills. If you are unsuccessful in your effort to prevent the removal of these classes try to get them reinstalled. If you have children who will benefit from these classes consider enrolling them in private classes. One or two lessons per week or enough to get the benefits of music classes.

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