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Electronic Arts shares up nearly 3% after company sales, earnings beat

May 8, 2018<br>10:57 PM<p>Job-hunting site Glassdoor has been bought for $1.2 billion, it announced Tuesday, in what is one of the largest U.S. tech acquisitions of 2018.<p>May 8, 2018<br>10:35 PM<p>Slack Technologies Inc. has surpassed 8 million daily active users and 3 million paid users as it sets the stage for …

Music education must move beyond classical and become more inclusive

The extra £18m funding for music education is welcome, but let's diversify our offer and challenge educators to be more inclusive<p>Is the aim of music education funding to enable every young person to have access to instrumental tuition? Or is it to enable lifelong participation in and enjoyment of …

Study: Music Education Could Help Close The Achievement Gap Between Poor And Affluent Students

Closing the achievement gap between low-income and affluent students could be as simple as <i>do-re-mi</i>.<p>In a study out Tuesday from Northwestern University, researchers looked at the impact of music education on at-risk children’s nervous systems and found that music lessons could help them develop …

Using Music to Close the Academic Gap

New studies on the cognitive advantages of learning instruments at early ages<p>Several times a week, a group of at-risk youth in Los Angeles reports to makeshift music rooms at Alexandria Elementary School near Koreatown for lessons in violin or cello or bass—and to Saturday ensemble programs where …

Top on Twitter: which music teachers should I follow?

Here’s our list of some of the best tweeters out there covering everything from lesson planning to music based chat<p>“Without music, life would be a mistake,” German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche famously said.<p>There’s no denying that music ignites passion in many and research shows that it can have …