How Students Learn Self-Efficacy Through Instrumental Music Instruction

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

How Parents Can “Reboot” Their Child’s Interest in Playing a Musical Instrument After Taking Summer Off

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

A Beginning-of-Year Welcome Letter to New Music Parents

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

Why the First 2 Months of Being a Music Parent are the Most Important

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

7 Easy Things Parents Can Do Right Now to Extend Their Child’s Musical Life

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]

 

Instrumental Music Education and the Power of Play in Our Schools

The older I get, the more I am convinced that piquing the curiosity of our students is one of the most, if not the most, important results of teaching. Learning a fact is great. Learning a technique is terrific. But, learning to be curious, wanting to know more about a topic than required, is quite simply awesome. It is like having the keys to the world. Albert Einstein might have […]