Winter Olympics

Exploring South Korean Traditional Instruments: Olympic-Inspired Multicultural Learning

With the Winter Olympics hosted by South Korea this year, I’m exploring Korean traditional instruments with my elementary music classes. Last year, they learned about Chinese traditional instruments and loved it. Their favorite instrument was the Ehru. We also compared the Pippa, a traditional Chinese instrument, with the Japanese Shamisen, the instrument featured in the animated

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Learning about the World during the Olympics

The Olympics can be an opportunity for your child to learn valuable life lessons.  One of those life lessons is to appreciate and discover world culture.  It’s one of those rare moments when you are able to see citizens from around the world join together as they celebrate their unique strengths and talents.  Spending time

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