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Strategies for Consistent Practicing

May 21, 2014

Notes from Nancy Daley's presentation to Suzuki faculty on consistent practicing.


GOAL: TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO PRACTICE!

1. Get daily practice and listening topic out in the open! First lesson of Fall, I tell them what I expect

2. Don't ask amount of time because I just want to encourage regular…

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Suzuki Faculty Meeting

March 19, 2014

by Kamini LaRusso LaRusso.Kamini@MacPhail.org

On  Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Suzuki Violin Teacher, Susan Crawford, presented her ideas on working with older students who practice independently.  She mentioned that teachers often tell students what to do, rather than teaching the student to self reflect…

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YouTube Videos for Cellists

January 13, 2013
by Hanno Strydom Strydom.Hanno@MacPhail.org
 

In a previous post I wrote about the Online Cello Resource Center (CelloBello.com) established by NEC cello professor, Paul Katz, featuring excellent resources for cellists including high quality tutorial videos. Today I want to share a couple of ot…

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100 Days in a Row….news from the Suzuki Department

December 6, 2012
by Beth Turco Turco.Beth@MacPhail.org

The Suzuki Method is based on the belief that all children can learn to play an instrument at an early age in the same way they easily learn their native language – through listening, repetition, encouragement and parental involvement.  As teachers, we know th…

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