States and Capitals – Memorize them to Music!

Here is a song we are learning to memorize all of the states and the capitals. It is a really hard song to learn Рeven for me РAnd for even the best singers, too, but third graders across the USA are learning it and you can too.  I have already practiced...

Elementary Mathematics: Counting Songs & Dances

The best way to memorize information for mathematics and music is to put the two together and use music to teach mathematics basics. Even better news – you can use your body to make rhythm in step and movement – and that’s dancing! Before one can...

Should Students Sit in Chairs?

In my work in the field of dance and kinesiology (study of movement), I recommend my students to sit in chairs as little as possible.  Teachers and Parents: if your child is having difficulty sitting in a chair for the entire study period or simply does not want to do...