“One of the best ways I do this is by using rhythmic speech, so when we are getting ready to brush our teeth, I simply put it into a little chant it doesn’t even have to rhyme, But putting your words and instructions and praise into rhythm gives your children this sense of momentum forward momentum with whatever task they’re doing, and it also allows them to start to really learn musical patterns and rhythmic patterns that will benefit them for the long haul!”
Dr. David Allen Ammerman, delves into pacing, building rapport, differentiation, gamification, repetition, and so much more!
“And so I let him borrow the cello and he started going back and forth, and he started his eyes started welling up with tears they started crying because he thought it was the most beautiful thing you’ve ever heard.”
“If I could flip it a little bit and empower the kids and you know, intrinsically motivate them … So the idea of shifting just a little bit of your thinking to you know, giving the kids a little bit more of the ownership of the learning. If we give them autonomy, mastery, and purpose… that’s where they are intrinsically motivated and ready to you know take on their learning.”
You spend and the goal really is to have an effective budget is you tell every single dollar what you want it to do for you. Right like if the goal is to pay off debt, then you need to assign that dollar to pay off debt!
“she said ‘I’m sorry, you have no choice. You’re playing violin. You are a violinist you just don’t know it yet.’ And that moment changed the trajectory of my life.”
There’s only one you… know that we need your voice in your work.
In this episode of #MusicEdLove, Dr. Linda Apple Monson shares strategies for memorizing music, overcoming significant obstacles, and recruiting international students. This episode is packed with helpful… Read more “What’s Your Journey? with Dr. Linda Apple Monson”
“We had something that I call the cup of doom, where we put all the kids names on the popsicle stick. I would alternate the test one week we would go Alphabetically you know by last name A to Z and then the next, it was random. But the kids they would start chanting ‘Cup of Doom! Cup of Doom!’, like they couldn’t wait to take the playing tests!”
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