Improve Your Students’ Practice and Performance Session 1 First Week of Learning
Scott McBride Smith
Increase Student Success with Research-Based Practical Tips
Improve Your Students’ Practice and Technic-Building is a 6-session series of short, information-packed presentations focused on building essential skills for robust learning, productive practice, and confident performance.
Each session will highlight research-based practice strategies. But we won’t stop there. We’ll work together on a range of different exercises and approaches proven to improve student practice habits
You’ll experience a variety of practice methods that aren’t limited to technic-building but also shape expressive interpretation. We'll discuss their application to real-life student performance. You’ll understand how to assimilate them into daily practice.
Session 1 First Week of Learning
We’ll discuss the most important learning skill for beginners: how to practice
You’ll hear about sea slugs and their learning habits
We’ll talk about mistakes. Is there such a thing as an “honest mistake”?
You’ll understand the magic of “chunking”