What Studies are saying...
Literacy & Language SKills
Students who received Kindermusik instruction showed larger gains (32% more improvement) on the PALS test than the students who did not receive Kindermusik instruction. This concludes that the Kindermusik program successfully boosts preschoolers’ language and literacy skills.
Social & Emotional Health
This study reveals that social-emotional competence in the early years is linked to future academic success. Furthermore, a growing body of research confirms that teaching and learning across the curriculum areas can successfully embed social-emotional lessons, resulting in cognitive as well as social-emotional gains.
This study presents a survey of seminal studies undertaken to test music’s impact on math abilities for children in preschool - primary grades. This summary also reveals the findings of one such research project built around a Kindermusik program. The results of this study were published in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology and have been reviewed and commented upon by leading thinkers in the field.
This study from Harvard focused on the important need for family engagement in childhood development. Family engagement in education is related to a range of benefits for students, including improved school readiness, higher student achievement, better social skills and behavior, and increased likelihood of high school graduation.