For my research essay I will be claiming that music educators are the best therapist the school system doesn’t know they have.
School Counselor Careers
careersinpsychology.org go to careers then click counselors then scroll down to school counselor careers
The Essential Content of the Article: In order to truly know what it means to be a school counselors its important to know what the job description is as well as what it takes to be a good one. This article devotes its entirety to just that from paragraphs on what is a school counselor to what it takes to become one. It also discusses their importance why they are necessary to the school system.
For my research essay I will be examining Music Education in the public school system, its importance to the development of students and how it is actually detrimental to students to remove music from the school curriculum.
The Importance of Music Education In the Public Schools
The Essential Content of the Article: This article devotes entire chapters to the cognitive effects that music education have on students. Each are backed by research and test done to prove how music is able to do so. As well as discussing why it is that we are losing these programs and how we reclaim what has been lost.
What it Proves: I plan to use this information to pull concrete examples of how exactly music education actually aids the school system and how getting rid of it we show bad results across the board.
Balancing the scales of music: A quantitative study of music education and academic achievement in a southeastern state public school
The Essential Content of the Article: This article is a dissertation of findings of the differences between students who had music education and those who didn’t showing how they differed in scoring on standardized testing and the learning advantages.
What it Proves: I will using the findings of each study to make my case of how removing music education is going to cause adverse affects to students.
The Importance of music Education in public schools
The Essential Content of the Article: This article gives a first person view of how music education experiences were able to be manifest in real life situations. By bringing this article in its less about the numbers and brings in real life perspective from someone who has experience with music education.
What it proves: By using this article I will be able to draw from the real life perspective of students who have had thru the music education process. By having first person recollection its creates more reliability giving a face to the studies.
The Consequences of Curtailing Music Education
The Essential Content of the Article: In this article it discusses the adverse effects that are occurring due to the cut of music education programs. It also delves into how in most cases the programs are lost by lower-income or urban communities due to funding. And those who are on the higher bracket are less likely to suffer due to being able to put their kids in private study but that isn’t always an option for those in a lower-income bracket
What is Proves: In using this sources I’ll be able to delve into the adverse affects that taking away music education will create further differences between brackets of income. By taking away theses programs those who live in lower-income brackets are less likely to be able to continue their studies meaning they wouldn’t be receiving the same advantages those whom continue on are able to receive. Creating inequality in learning styles because a source has been taken away from them.
What if every child had access to music education from birth? | Anita Collins | TEDxCanberra
The Essential Content of the Article: During this Speech Ainta Collins discusses of findings of neuroscientist of how music is able to have so much of effect on children growing up. Giving visual understanding to how much brain activity music education is able to accomplish all at once.
What this Proves: I will be using her finding for giving a visual outlook on brain activity as well as giving in-depth examples of how musicians have highly developed memory when put against those who didn’t have that musical advantage.