In this amazing sixty-third episode of The Gap Minders, we had the unique opportunity to sit down with the inspiring Jessica Baron, who is the Founder & Executive Director of Guitars and Ukes In The Classroom!Listen to “Episode 63 | Jessica Baron, Founder & Executive Director, Guitars and Ukes In The Classroom” on Spreaker.
In this excellent episode, Nancy and Jose are joined in the studio by Jessica Baron, the Founder, and Executive Director of Guitars and Ukes In The Classroom. Guitars and Ukes in the Classroom is a non-profit organization that aims to blend different areas of education with music.
One of the missions of Guitars and Ukes in the Classroom is to bring music and the ability to play music to everyone. Recognizing that music is so important in holding life experiences together, Guitars and Ukes in the Classroom support, inspire, equip, prepare, and coach anyone working in education or in home and hospital learning, also in pediatric wards with the ability to share music and music education.
Hear Jessica talk about the new curriculum models that Guitars and Ukes in the classroom are helping to develop in order to better serve kids in special needs programs. They do this in order to help bridge the gap in educational needs and learning strategies for all students, helping those in their programs navigate any educational struggles or difficulties they may have.
An excellent episode on filling gaps in the community with Jessica Baron. Here are some other takeaways from the interview:
- Why Jessica thinks music is so important
- The goals and programs of Guitars and Ukes in the Classroom
- Guitars and Ukes in the Classroom and interdisciplinary education
- The value of blending music into traditional curriculum
- The answers to the rapid-fire questions
An excellent interview from a passionate gap minder. Thank you, Jessica, for your contributions in San Diego, and for joining us on The Gap Minders.
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