My kinders and 1st grades, love playing instruments. Above is a photo of a first grader, who is singing, playing, reading, and reading numbers, all at the same time. How many parts of her brain are working at the same time? Dr. Charles Limb, associate professor of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at Johns Hopkins University, say this about music: "It allows you to think in a way that you used to not think, and it also trains a lot of other cognitive facilities that have nothing to do with music." You can read the article here: lhttp://www.cnn.com/2012/05/26/health/mental-health/music-brain-science/index.html
Welcome to Mrs. Folsom's music web site. Did you know that by being involved in music class, you can learn several things that can help you in real life? When you study music you learn math, language, history, reading skills and science. Music teaches teamwork, discipline, responsibility and helps build self esteem. I hope this site increases your knowledge in music, math, science, history and reading.