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Learning music helps kids learn everything else better ADD Aired: 03/01/201803:11Rating: NR After performing with a world-renowned orchestra, Stanford Thompson returned to Philadelphia to start Play on, Philly!, a free, afterschool music program for young children in under-resourced neighborhoods that helps them go back into the classroom and become better learners. Thompson gives his Brief but Spectacular take on how music can create harmony and opportunity.

Why Learning To Play Music Helps Kids Learn Everything Else Better

Learning music helps kids learn everything else better
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Aired: 03/01/201803:11Rating: NR
After performing with a world-renowned orchestra, Stanford Thompson returned to Philadelphia to start Play on, Philly!, a free, afterschool music program for young children in under-resourced neighborhoods that helps them go back into the classroom and become better learners. Thompson gives his Brief but Spectacular take on how music can create harmony and opportunity. Continue Reading Why Learning To Play Music Helps Kids Learn Everything Else Better

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The ‘Homeland’ TV Director Who Made It Her Mission To Mentor Women

Behind the scenes of the acclaimed Showtime series “Homeland” is Lesli Linka Glatter, a prolific TV director whose success she tries to make less of an anomaly. As Hollywood comes to terms with issues of gender inequity and sexual misconduct, Linka Glatter is working to help bring parity to the male-dominated industry. Jeffrey Brown joins her and the cast on the set of “Homeland.” Continue Reading The ‘Homeland’ TV Director Who Made It Her Mission To Mentor Women

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The devastating, underdiagnosed toll of toxic stress on kids, PBS Newshour story

The Devastating, Underdiagnosed Toll Of Toxic Stress On Children

When a child’s flight-or-fight response is activated too often, from abuse, neglect or parental addiction, it can change the structure of a developing brain. It’s called toxic stress, and pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris believes every medical professional in the country needs to be equipped with screening tools. She offers her humble opinion on giving every child a shot at a healthy life. Continue Reading The Devastating, Underdiagnosed Toll Of Toxic Stress On Children

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