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[3 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]

Adventus Incorporated’s Ear Training Coach is designed to help the private music teacher prepare students for RCM Examinations without eating up valuable lesson time drilling intervals, playbacks, and sight reading. Students respond quickly to the activities tailored to the specific requirements of each RCM Grade. Once the student has been introduced to each activity they can be left to work with the software independently. The software will keep detailed reports of each user’s results which the teacher can use to monitor progress on a weekly basis.

The Benefits of Music, Videos, the MusIQ Lab Blog »

[19 Oct 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Video: Piano Stairs (music makes everything more fun!)

An ingenious musical invention encourages people to ditch the escalator and take the stairs.

The Benefits of Music, music brain, piano brain, the MusIQ Lab Blog »

[29 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
From Edweek.org: The Arts Education Effect

Why Schools With Arts Programs Do Better At Narrowing Achievement Gaps. Most Americans agree with President Barack Obama’s assessment that a “complete and competitive education for the 21st century” means all students will need some form of education or training beyond high school. That’s why college and career readiness for all by 2020 is his administration’s top education goal. Yet while we recognize that higher levels of educational attainment will open doors to a better life for students, we haven’t been able to keep an estimated 7,000 of them each day from…

Featured, the MusIQ Lab Blog »

[1 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Spotlight: Sweetwater Union High School District, San Diego County

Adventus’ MusIQ Lab was unveiled March 24, 2009, in the Sweetwater Union High School District in San Diego County, California.

Grants & Funding, the MusIQ Lab Blog »

[26 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

Enhancing Education through Technology (EETT) is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009.
In recent years, US educators had only one primary source of funds from the federal government for educational technology. The available $270M was part of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act or Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT). With the new Stimulus package, an additional $650M is available to states under the same formula as the old EETT funds. By using existing …