Performing Arts Focus:
Music
Curriculum Connections:
Language Arts/ Literacy, Social Studies
21st Century Skills Addressed:
Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

What does popular music have to teach us about music and culture? How can we understand what students are listening to as a way to unlock their potential? How can we shape the next generation of ears to have a broader listening palette? The use of modern music in music education can engage students, advance techniques, alter or expand practice, and influence the educational setting.