"Many children are familiar with the figure of a DJ, but few have a real understanding as to what DJing actually is. So what is the educational impact of DJ learning in relation to the Four C's (Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Communication)?"
"As a first-time exhibitor at this year’s SXSW Edu Playground, it was inspiring to witness the animated reactions from the attendees that joined around our booth. From seasoned educators and student clusters to families and neighboring exhibitors, there was an experience for every visitor to enjoy. Why? DJ technology is curious to most, and music resonates with everyone."
"The goal is to nurture musical taste in young children so that they can grow up to be educated consumers of music, able to recognize and distinguish the qualities of a great DJ, and increase the pool of talents that occupy the electronic music space. "
DJ EDUCATION: MODERN MUSIC FOR THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM
DJ education is an avenue for children to experiment with and enjoy music they love. The goal is not to learn how to DJ, but to provide an additional form of expression that nurtures a life-long love and appreciation for music.