Internal Research Studies

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Joy2Learn Summary of Research and Recommendations
Prepared by: EDC’s Center for Children & Technology
October 15, 2008

Prepared by: EDC’s Center for Children & Technology
October 15, 2008

Prepared by: Hollis Headrick, Consultant in collaboration with EDC – The Center for Children & Technology, Chad Fasca and Laura Jeffers
December 2008

External Research Studies

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The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies
At-risk students who have access to the arts in or out of school have better academic results, better workforce opportunities, and more civic engagement.
Prepared by: National Endowment for the Arts

The Benefits of Music Education : An Overview of Current Neuroscience Research
Music education is a powerful tool for attaining children’s full intellectual, social, and creative potential by speeding the development of speech and reading skills.
Prepared by: Royal Conservatory of Music

Doing Well and Doing Good by Doing Art: The Effects of Education in the Visual and Performing Arts on the Achievements and Values of Young Adults
This study provides important empirical evidence of the significant role that the arts play in preparing young people for success, both in academia and in life.
Prepared by: Catterall, James S.