It’s important to remind ourselves of these core teachings from Dr. Suzuki (courtesy of suzukiexperience.com). http://suzukiexperience.com/2018/01/07/What-the-Suzuki-method-means/ The following article outlines some things to keep in mind within the Suzuki Triangle (teacher, parent, child) https://www.wsste.com/single-post/2017/11/06/Triangle-Communication-Lines
This article outlines some thoughtful concepts that parents can keep in mind as their child begins music instruction in Suzuki Early Childhood Education. 20 Important Concepts Parents Learn in Suzuki ECE
Suzuki students are hard at work prior to the big festival concert on January 29. Each link of this paper chain represents a day of practice for a student.
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This is a great collection of coloring sheets, many music themed.
Unpacking the Science: How Playing Music Changes the Learning Brain
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Their cello teacher suggested an experiment with gravity…
Here is Gertrude practicing on a very old, completely out of tune piano on an estancia in San Antonio de Areco, Argentina. Bundled up against the cold, but happy to have found a piano.
You can practice while on vacation! Here are Lou and Leo playing outside of Château Carcassone in France.
Ideas for daily practice! Practice with the help of The Musical Monkeys — a website with diverse and interesting practice challenges. http://www.themusicalmonkeys.com/practice-challenges.html
Christmas star~ A fun incentive/challenge for the weeks before Christmas: black and white star cutout glued on red card stock, cut out a tad bit larger around. Students color one facet of the star for every time they practice. Give them one focus area per week, split in three steps. When they prove they have…
This app slows down any music on your phone or computer without changing the pitch! It’s called “The Amazing Slow Downer” ($15) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/amazing-slow-downer/id308998718?mt=8