It is increasingly rare, in this image saturated, test-score obsessed era, for children to have the opportunity to follow their instincts and arrive at their own creative conclusions.
Yet that is precisely what is needed to empower and enable them to rise to their full creative potential, so that they may thrive as adults in what will certainly be an era of greater creative expectation and possibility.
In a fundamental way, the ability to be creative, to imaginatively interact with the world in which we live, establishes how we see ourselves and our role in working and living with others.
Using Storyvalues, students, parents and educators can experience stories, images and sounds from around the world and interact with ideas that inspire expression of personal and cooperative creativity.
- See and play samples of the diverse musical instruments featured in the recordings.
- Become aware of how music, words and voice can join to create a unified expression.
- Take part in story-based follow up activities that increase comprehension and listening skills.
- Gain insight into how people of every culture share the traditions of music and storytelling.