Tuesday Tools: Tenth Avenue North study

We’re going to attempt to post a new resource or tool you can use every Tuesday, hence the “Tuesday Tools.” (Don’t laugh, that took two cups of coffee this morning!) And as long as...

That’s Billion with a B

I read today that Eminem is now the third artist (along with Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber) to have their videos viewed one billion times on YouTube. Like it or not, you can’t deny...

The Top Ten

Lady Gaga’s new song (and her Grammy performance) have gotten a lot of attention this week, but as I checked out the top 10 singles on iTunes this morning, I was reminded that “Born...

Skins

The new MTV show “Skins” has caused a lot of buzz over the last few weeks. The first episode’s summary from MTV’s website reads this way: Tony’s a smart kid. So smart he believes...

Music has an impact

Students hear the virtues of substance abuse sung about in popular music 84 times every day. Lady Gaga’s smash hit “Just Dance” is just one example (click here for the lyrics). This week 5...

Kaiser Study on “Generation M2”

The Kaiser Family Foundation released a study about the use of media (including music) by teens. Here are just some of the highlights:Today, 8-18 year-olds devote an average of 7 hours and 38 minutes...

7.5 Every Day

Students consume 7.5 hours of music and media every day Most of that media consumption involves music in one form or another. Songs. CDs. Downloads. YouTube. TV. Soundtracks. 7.5 EVERY DAY is more time...