As I read its account of the parallel lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, I found that I already knew many of the details of their lives and their relationship. And Hamilton wrote 51 of these 85 essays. Music has the ability to enhance memory for facts and figures. We learn our ABCs much younger than we learn our numbers because there is a song for one and not the other. The song helps us organize the letters in chunks of 3, 4 and 5:
What Do ‘Hamilton’ And ‘School House Rock!’ Have in Common?
What Do ‘Hamilton’ And ‘School House Rock!’ Have in Common? — Music Therapy Tales
Kids of the s and beyond grew up with the three-minute-long videos of "Schoolhouse Rock" teaching them everything from the meaning of a conjunction to the order of the planets. And yet, as we sat there with our cereal bowls brimming with chocolate-frosted sugar bombs , we were actually learning. Setting lessons to music was the natural next step, and it worked. Just ask any now-grown American-raised kid of a certain age if they can recite the preamble to the U. The order of the planets, the history of women's suffrage, the definition of a pronoun -- Schoolhouse Rock had a song and a catchy video for all of them. But the lessons of Schoolhouse Rock go beyond the schoolhouse door, and into the boardroom. And despite the cartoony distractions of a hot-air balloon, campfire meal, and the charms of a duck and a drake, this conductor sticks to his function like a man on a mission.
Do you now have a song stuck in your head? I believe that I have come across the adult version of Conjunction Junction. I recently read an interview from a prominent banking executive in the Pacific Northwest area, and there was a quote that stuck out to me. Given I work daily with the financial industry this quote inspired me to think about innovation for banking in an unconventional way.
You know that Republican candidates received a higher percentage of Black and Latino votes than President Trump. It sounds like the smart people are turning away from all the lies and BS on the left. Intelligent people will see through all of this eventually.