Well-Doing + Well-Being for Children

Growing Sound Research Director, Tom Lottman, was recently invited to be a special guest blogger for Psychology Today with his article titled “Well-Doing + Well-Being for Children/The Missing Connection In Education. We are so proud to share this article and Tom’s great insight. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/what-matters-most/201411/well-doing-well-being-children

DANDELION wins FAMILY REVIEW CENTER Award

The newest GROWING SOUND release, DANDELION featuring DEMI MAYS (And Friends) was recently award the FAMILY REVIEW CENTER-GOLD AWARD. Family Review Center has been serving families and businesses since 2000. It is their goal, purpose and passion to connect their visitors with the latest and greatest products to hit the market. If a product is family friendly [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…]

How Emotional Connections Can Trigger Creativity and Learning

“Creativity is representing some kind of relevant problem in a new way and making people understand it, and feel about it, and have some insight into something that matters.” We love this article featured in MindShift.  Seems to be a direct fit to what we are doing with our award-winning project titled IMAGINATION GENERATION. “Students’ [Read More…]

DANDELION receives MOM’S CHOICE AWARD!

The Mom’s Choice Awards Name “DANDELION” Among the Best in Family-Friendly Products GROWING SOUND (a division of Children, Inc) is honored to announce that “DANDELION” featuring DEMI MAYS (And Friends) has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award®. Having been rigorously evaluated by an MCA judging panel, “DANDELION” is deemed to be among the best products [Read More…]

Study Concludes that Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids. See How Music Can Help…

Kids who are picked on by their peers may see lasting effects on their physical and mental well-being, especially if the bullying is allowed to persist for years, the study below suggests. The study finds that kids who are chronically bullied seem to fare the worst and those who are continually picked on from fifth [Read More…]

Students Who Are Involved in Music Generally Test Higher Than Those Who Are Not!

We’d like to share the highlights of an article we found on SmartBlog on Education called Music education for the classroom teacher By Rourke O’Brien In a new study by UCLA professor James Catterall, an analysis of a U.S. Department of Education database called NELLs88 was used to track more than 25,000 students over a [Read More…]