MUSIC EDUCATION RESEARCH
Latest research on the benefits of music education for teachers, students, and parents. Tips for practising, motivation, performance, & more.
I have been considering for some time the situation of lessons for Adult students. Although I have had some great adult students who are committed and turn up for lessons on a weekly basis, the majority seem to find last minute reasons to cancel or do not commit further than…Read More
I have recently acquired a music theory student, who is also an advanced pianist preparing for a high level exam. What I am discovering is the student, although a very solid theory student, has little concept of music harmony in context. Further, this student has difficulty aurally identifying a I,…Read More
How do we interact with students in our teaching studios? Have you ever thought about some of the nonverbal behaviours we have and how they are perceived by your students? We have all heard theories that suggest communication is about 90% nonverbal and 10% verbal. How true is this? What…Read More
Learning Success Students often have their own internal set of beliefs about their ability. This internal belief along with actual ability, may play a role in their overall success on a task. Theories of intelligence have uncovered differences in the ways students approach achievement based on those beliefs about their…Read More