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Three Keys to Motivating Unmotivated Teens

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle Kathleen Cushman, Jann Gumbiner, Jerry Blumengarten

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Many parents and teachers struggle with what they believe are unmotivated teens. In this segment our guests share insights into what can be done to find the spark that can motivate a teen to find their passion and path in life.

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Music in Education Is Fluff, Right? Wrong!

Maryann Harman with Eric Jensen

pic There is a prevailing sentiment among many educators and parents that music education is superfluous - a distraction from the important subjects. But increasingly researchers are finding that there is a strong link between music and development of the fundamental skills of life-long learning. In this segment our guest shares three reasons why music is essential to learning.
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Using Music As a Teaching Tool to Enhance Learning

Maryann Harman with Chris Brewer

pic Our guest is an advocate of using music creatively to teach children. Brewer shares examples of how music can be used to create a mood, manage a classroom and motivate students to learn. Tune in and find out about how to enhance learning with all types of music.
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Too Much Sesame Street? Not Enough?

Maryann Harman with Bob McGrath

pic Sesame Street is one of the most successful and most well researched child educational television programs in the world. Today, 40 years later each season is still heavily based on the latest research. Music has been a key pillar of the format and today our guest shares with us what they have learned about the use of music in learning.
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How Music Develops 21st Century Skills

Maryann Harman with Michael A. Butera and Analiisa

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Our guests in this segment connect the dots and make the case that music is about much more than typically thought. Discipline, creativity, teamwork, critical thinking and many of the attributes that are part of the national framework for developing 21st century skills.


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