RICHARDS INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC

Rating: 5 stars   4 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture

Location: 3825 170TH Pl Ne Bellevue WA 98008 USA

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Rating: 5 stars  

Richards Institute's courses in Education Through Music not only teach about the brain and how learning happens best - they actually show teachers how to implement best practices for all learners. They bring joy back into teaching, and help professionals become the very best possible advocates for children. If you want to raise caring, resilient, thoughtful, problem-solving children, I have great news - this works! I wish every adult who cares about children could have the benefit of this training. It's our best chance to bring about the kind of world I want!

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Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Richards Institute have held workshops and music camps in the United States, Canada, and Japan where teachers, educators and children have learned about the brain and how children learn. Many lives have been impacted in this manner.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

Thousands of children throughout the United States, Canada and Japan have greatly benefitted from the training educators have received from The Richards Institute. Teachers who participate in the classes sponsored by the Richards Institute gain a high level of understanding of child development as well as the neuroscience of learning. While actively participating in the multi-sensory experiences collected and developed by Mary Helen Richards, children are highly focused on learning. At the same time they develop a high level of regard for others--thus helping to reduce bullying and aggression. As a teaching professional, I have observed hundreds and hundreds of children who have become more available for learning because of the training I have received. I am extremely grateful for the privilege of participating in this study.

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Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is a group of educators, parents, and community professionals studying together to better understand how children learn. Using music and constructive play, children learn language, social, and musical skills in a very "child-centered" curriculum.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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