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Feb

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Music aids brain development

If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music

By Joe Battaglia “If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them.” ~ Luciano Pavarotti   Music, the universal language of mood, emotion and desire, connects with us through a wide variety of neural systems. We now know from controlled treatment/outcome studies that listening […]

10
Oct

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Center Academy Student Spotlight Alex Gann

Student Spotlight – Alex Gann

Meet Alex Gann, a tenth grader at Center Academy in Smyrna, Georgia. Alex is a Georgia native and has “an awesome” family, which includes his mom, dad, sister and his dog, Luke. His favorite subjects are math and English – math because it is “so perfect”, and English because he’s always enjoyed using proper grammar. […]

12
Sep

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT - Dr. Eric Larson

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT – Eric V. Larson, Ph.D.

A very special “hats off” to our Center Academy Chief Operating Officer and President, Dr. Eric Larson, who is celebrating 30 years at the school this year! Dr. Larson was born in Philadelphia and has lived in various places throughout the northeast U.S. “We moved frequently due to my father’s occupation,” he said, “and I […]