On the eve of the start of classes, a new school year is announced. The pupils progress in their schooling but without forgetting the extracurricular activities which bring a lot to the children that it is in the artistic domain, sporting or others.
The music is undoubtedly a very often chosen choice because musical learning allows to develop many intellectual faculties, motor…
The question is to know in this article the positive effects of the music, discipline very often retained by the parents (rightly by the way!!!).
Music and schooling: a winning duet
All parents have only one wish: that their children succeed and become “someone”. That’s why they do not skimp on the means to pay them good studies. The problem is that the intellectual capacity of children is not the same. Some are smarter than others. How then to make up for school failures? A priori, music is a prestigious tool.
A link between music and academic success?
Learning music is a way to help a child succeed in school. The practice of this art indeed activates the functioning of the brain. It turns out that music can stimulate different areas related to motor skills and perception. They are the ones that allow the child to have a good memory and to be able to solve problems or make calculations.
Research by researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, also reveals another benefit of listening or learning music.This is the growth of neurotransmitters that optimize a child’s intellectual ability. Among others, mention is made of dopamine, which promotes motivation, and serotonin, which is essential for memory. We must also talk about oxytocin, the hormone that improves the behavior of the child. All this to prove the existence of a link between music and academics.
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The effect of music on schooling
It was found that for a child, learning to read musical notes allowed him to have broader abilities to learn reading and math. Indeed, reading music is a really complex job. You must already recognize the notes and respect the time. In other words, learning to play music is an intense workout that allows the child to develop his intellectual coefficient.
Even solfeggio, which has such a bad reputation, would have benefits rarely mentioned: better and work of concentration, acquisition of the notion of time and rhythm, reading in the general sense, discovery of sounds and silences…
In this article devoted to what brings us music (in children or adults for that matter), you will see many faculties developed through music.
On the other hand, it is at the music school that the child can learn to behave better in class and in society. The music helps him to appease his fears and boost his energy and his joie de vivre. He will be able to easily spend the school year in all serenity. Finally, we must not forget that music can help a child to have more self-confidence.
Should the child be enrolled in the conservatory?
This is a question that many parents ask? Is it necessary to send your child to the music conservatory? You will find elsewhere in this article published on the blog my musical notes the advantages and disadvantages of conservatories of music.
In fact, everything depends on your desires and goals. If he’s really passionate about music, there’s no problem with that. It could help him achieve his desire to be a great musician. The conservatories have at least one surefire: they allow children, very quickly, to play in public, which beyond the music can help them later to speak in public for example. But hearing that his passion for this art awakens and is revealed, it is better to send him to a workshop or offer him a private teacher.
Be that as it may, it has been proven that children who take music lessons are much smarter. Their IQ progresses with time. So, if you want to ensure the success of your child and facilitate his task, consider introducing him to the love of music.