Founder Neil Smolar speaks on children’s language development

Today my coworker and I interviewed Neil Smolar, founder and CEO of Sing to Say, an application that allows kids and early learners to develop language through music. Interview by Daniel Lafleur and Vishal Yellambalse Ravi After a successful career as a performing musician and film composer, and a follow-up career as a children’s multimedia […]

When Is it Research?

Research on Music and Language 2 Part Series Our audience of children and families is precious to us, so it’s really important for Sing to Say to adhere to best practices when researching and testing our app. Prior to designing the prototype, we conducted a year of research on the effects of music on learning […]

When is it Research? Part 2

Research on Music and Language Part 2 What we mean by Music We mean that music and love are synonymous. We mean rhythm and melody are a gateway to openness, well-being and learning. We mean that music carries emotional messages that enhances experience. I am a film composer and music performer. I studied and taught […]

Using Music to Teach Kids Language

Music is a very powerful tool when it comes to teaching children language. To find out more about how music can be used by parents and teachers alike, we consulted with expert educator, Stacie Carroll.