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World Music for Kids

World Music for Kids: A Multilingual Round-Up of Song Lists

Music connects us to culture in an almost magical way. We are transported to specific times of life or travels, just by overhearing that certain song on the radio. As parents raising global citizens, it makes sense that we want to fill our homes with songs from around the world. World music is a wonderful […]

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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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