Musical training helps develop language and reasoning. An enjoyable subject like music keeps kids interested and engaged in school, more emotionally developed, with empathy towards other cultures. Music builds imagination and intellectual curiosity. As professionals, we can always find a way to implement the ideas so they can be effective. Music is just not a “passive “style of learning. In our own experience with this active learning approach, parents always marvel at how their children could remember so much. The reason is that children are actively immersed in learning. We get the children up, active and moving from the beginning and move with them. A simple dance gets their heart rate up and in a state that they are ready to retain more. We use anything they love and add simple actions like clapping and moving side to side. Do several songs, it creates a “feel good” atmosphere and the children love it. Get the children more excited as the music continues by lifting the tempo and by the end they will be jumping and excited – perfect retention mode!