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Research

Mindsets Matter the Most

A new international research study from McKinsey & Company entitled How to Improve Student Educational Outcomes: New insights from data Analytics brings two key findings:   • Student mindsets, such as motivation and self-belief, have greater impact on student performance...
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A Tool for Stressed-Out Adolescents

Sistema teachers deal with adolescents who experience stress.  Here is a finding from psychologists that give us a clue for how to help them more.  It’s called Negative Emotional Differentiation (NED)—which sounds like a bad thing for adolescents to have,...
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Call for Papers on Collective Artistic Practice

The journal Cadernos de Arte e Antropologia announces a call for papers for a special thematic issue focusing on “Collective artistic practices and their socio-political potentials.”  The editors are looking for accounts of artistic practices with a participatory dimension, in which...
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Seminar on Research and Practice

Apply now for the 2nd Social Impacts of Music Making (SIMM) Research Seminar, focusing on the relationship between research and practice in social music projects. The international seminar will take place 25-28 November 2019, in Antwerp, Belgium. The research platform SIMM, the Antwerp Research Institute...
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Musical Study and Academics—a New Study

New research from the University of British Columbia (Canada) finds that students who study music do better academically in math, science, and English than do their peers who don’t study music.  There have been previous studies with similar conclusions, but...
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Arts Teaching Could Become More Important than Maths

Andreas Schleicher is the researcher who leads the Programme for International Student Assessment at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.  He is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost thinkers about the future of education around the world. The...
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Do you have students with musical dyslexia?

Many students struggle with reading—and of course, that’s true of some students in Sistema-inspired programs, too. Few teachers realize that seventy to eighty percent of students who struggle with reading do so because they are challenged by dyslexia. There is...
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