Using music to inspire students' creativity

11/15/2010 |

Music can foster student creativity and expression, according to third-grade teacher and musician Gaetan Pappalardo. In this blog post, he suggests using instrumental music so that students are not distracted by the lyrics and selecting upbeat songs rather than classical artists. Pappalardo writes that for one lesson, he showed his students a performance of the theme from the movie "Jaws." He then played portions of several songs and instructed students to write stories to accompany the music.

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