Creativity is the Skill of the Future and Our Imagination Generation Music Can Help!…

Forbes.com published a great article by Anna Powers identifying “Creativity” as the skill of the future. Powers looks at technology as a major driving force to our world today, but it is the following few lines that speak the most to us here at GROWING SOUND. “Ultimately a computer lacks imagination or creativity to dream [Read More…]

Using Positive Words – How To Create An Encouraging Classroom With Words and Music…

NAEYC published an article written by Deb Jones in Teaching Young Children all about the impact of using positive words with children in the early learning environment. Why Words Matter “Words matter. They are packages of power that can harm or help. As Fred Rogers said, “The greatest thing we can do is let people [Read More…]

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event With Music…

Unfortunately, traumatic events happen every day, in every community. Children may often be experiencing confusion and hear more than we think. As caregivers we need to provide consistency and safety and help them to become resilient to these traumas. Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event An article published by Child Mind Institute does a [Read More…]

5 Simple Ways To Encourage Brain Development With Music…

Babies, babies, everywhere. We all love the little ones and a recent article published in Mindshift offers 5 simple ways to encourage brain development in our youngest of learners… 5 simple ways to encourage brain development Ron Ferguson is the brain behind this research study which he refers to as the “Boston Basics” and that [Read More…]

How Our Music Can Help Your Child Know Their Own Strength By Using Character Science…

  Growing Sound continues our efforts to promote positive social-emotional learning and development through Character Science. An article recently published in the Kentucky Tribune helps explain what Character Science is all about and the need to raise awareness to help build strengths in both adults and children. You can read the full article here. Award [Read More…]

Music Can Help Kids Make Transitions Much Easier – View a List Back to School Transitions from River City News…

  Our thanks to River City News for sharing these great tips for making back to school transitions easier for children. We LOVE that they included our song, “I Keep A Kiss In My Pocket” in this article. This song promote healthy attachment, one of the 3 protective factors that help build resilience. Read the [Read More…]