How Music Bonds Us Together

In todays world many of us are feeling more and more distant from each other as we debate on political issues, ethical issues, and other topics that may divide us. But recent research shows how MUSIC BONDS US and thus strengthens our social relationships. At Growing Sound we are always talking about how music promotes [Read More…]

Fostering EMPATHY in Kids

The Greater Good Science Center out of Berkeley recently published an article titled “Seven Ways to Foster Empathy in Kids“. As we live in the age of the selfie, a new book from Michele Borba titled “Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World” is creating some powerful discussion. According to Borba, low levels [Read More…]

Bullying Still a Prevalent Issue

Science Daily recently published this report. Bullying in schools is still prevalent based on a national report. Despite a dramatic increase in public awareness and anti-bullying legislation nationwide, the prevalence of bullying is still one of the most pressing issues facing our nation’s youth. We MUST take a prevention approach! Teach skills of Acceptance, Friendship, [Read More…]