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So grateful to WCPO-9 on Your Side for supporting our BEFORE THE BULLYING: Using Arts To Prevent Bullying Program. This program was made possible through a GRANT we received from ARTSWAVE (Cincinnati). Over 750 students and 40+ teachers and administrators will participate in this event in 2 schools in Northern KY over the course of [Read More…]

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Growing Sound Introduces “SHINE MOODY” Interactive Program

Covington, KY, September 5, 2018-GROWING SOUND, a children’s music publisher that creates songs based on the latest research in social and emotional development, is pleased to announce a new interactive program titled SHINE MOODY. The SHINE MOODY program stems from a partnership with Lexington (KY) based children’s author: MzMarty, and her book titled ‘Mr. Moody’s [Read More…]

Beyond Twinkle, Twinkle: Using Music with Infants and Toddlers

Back in 2016, ZerotoThree.org published an article by Rebecca Parlakian and Claire Lerner that studied the effects of using Music with Infants and Toddlers. In this article, they explore the many ways that music promotes growth in the various developmental domains and how infant/toddler professionals can use music experiences to support children’s early learning. Check [Read More…]

The Surprise Benefit of Moving and Grooving with Your Kid

Well WE certainly have known the value of dancing with children. We see kids come alive at our Growing Sound concerts when we invite them to join with us on “Do the Walk”, “Make a Face”, “Dance Like The Whole World’s watching” and more. Now NPR is confirming this with a great article on Goats [Read More…]

Grit and Resilience in Babies

The 74 recently published an article titled “What You Never Realized You Were Teaching Your Child About Grit & Resilience: MIT Study Captures Techniques That Work for Babies as Young as 13 Months”. The article, written by Kate Stringer talks about the results of a recent study by MIT Graduate Student-Julia Leonard. Ms. Leonard was [Read More…]

No place for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools? Are you sure?

Education Week recently published a great article by Peter DeWitt focusing (once again) on the importance of social-emotional learning. DeWitt had posted a previous article and was (or wasn’t) surprised by the comments and feedback he received from (what he calls) “the naysayers”. But Dewitt builds his case once again in this new article and [Read More…]

Why Preschool is the Most Important Year In a Child’s Development

A recent article published on September 15, 2017 on Mindshift penned by Deborah Farmer Kris does a great job of highlighting the value and importance of publicly funded PreK programs-but most importantly that “QUALITY” is what really matters. You can read through the full article here, but pay close attention to the last paragraph about [Read More…]

How To Pick A Preschool

The Harvard Graduate School of Education recently published an article in their perspective and opinions column by Suzanne Bouffard titled “How To Pick A Preschool”. We know year after year thousands of families struggle with this decision and Ms. Bouffard offers some great tips for navigating the process and what to look for. We are [Read More…]

Joining Forces For Children

Our parent agency, Children, Inc. is always looking for every opportunity to make an impact with children and families within our community, regionally… and even nationally. The Children, Inc. Innovation Lab team headed up by Tom Lottman (who also is the Research Director for Growing Sound) is doing great work in regards to building resilience [Read More…]