PS 22 Chorus- "Don't Stop Believin'"

Monday, April 30, 2012

Did You Know?

Did you know?...
     The scores of elementary instrumental music students on standardized math tests increased with each year they participated in the instrumental program.
                                                     -"Music Training Helps Underachievers,"  Nature, May 26, 1996.

     On the 1999 SAT, music students continued to outperform their non-arts peers, scoring 61 points higher on the verbal portion and 42 points higher on the math portion of the exam.
                                            -Steven M. Demorest and Steven J. Morrison, "Does Music Make you 
                                             Smarter?", Music Educators Journal, September 2000.



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