However, we know that early musical training increases attention span, improves timing and most importantly, trains a child’s listening skills which morphs into improved reading skills.
They look smarter than they are because they produce and perform competently which is the essence of education.
Kids with these attention, processing speed and reading skills are successful students even if they don’t have genius IQs and so, they’re granted admission into the gifted programs even when they aren’t gifted!
Students with competent executive functioning skills such as planning and organizing, working memory, time management, task persistence and an interest in learning make the most out of their native intelligence.
Early musical training might be fun, especially if you do it together. Just ask grandparents not to buy a drum set for her birthday!
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