You may wonder to know that, music boosts our memory and because of improved memory, the learning process gets easier. When someone hears your kids favorite song, again and again, the wordings get stuck in the head. That is why when you are playing the record of your favorite song, you are also singing in mind with the record.
You know well which word will come after which word. Music easily gets fixed in our memory firmly and become deep-rooted. For this reason, music has the power to stimulate your memory and cognitive power of the brain. Regular listening of particular music does wonder to the patients of Alzheimer and dementia. Music, especially the classical music improves the memory of these patients. Music helps to focus minds on a certain subject and thus, listening to music is an excellent exercise to improve your attention too. For this reason, a student should spend a particular time for music for the overall improvement of his or her.
There are various types of music, and they are appropriate for different purposes. Music therapy can be regarded as positive mood management. There are certain kinds of slow and soft music which helps to cool down your nerve. If you feel tired, try to listen to some fast music. It will enhance your energy and mood. Gaetan Pappalardo, a teacher and writer, use music to strengthen languages.
This teacher suggests some activities and gives us a few tips so that the learning process becomes more enjoyable and interactive for the children.
1. When you are teaching your kid a lesson that needs an imaginary power for better understanding then, take the help of certain type of music – reflective or meditative type of music that has a great influence on one’s psychology. For an example when you are teaching the solar system to your child, play some slow music that will help your child’s mind to travel through the universe. It is nothing but a psychological treatment.
2. Children learn easily when you use audio-visual aid. When a child is watching audio-visual aid, he or she has to use two sense organs – ears and eyes. Naturally, when the information is entering through two organs, it will be far more deep rooted than when the information enters through only one sense organ – that is either eye or ear. Use the same diagram, same chart, same board, follow the same color scheme along with some specified music. Use the combination again and again. It will help to memorise the thing easily.
3. According to Gaetan Pappalardo, the teacher and the writer, the bass music stimulates students in such a way that they learn the verb so well
4. Rhyme and rhythm are two important things that help not only the child but also an adult person to memorise anything. Chants and raps improve the memory of details and help the retrieval of information later
5. Insist your child take her headphones while strolling in the natural surroundings of the park. 15 minutes walk along with music does wonder when after coming back home she will try to recollect the music, and this will help to jog her mind.