Improve Your Students’ Practice and Performance Session 2 Sports Experts Teach You How to Improve
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 2 Sports Experts Teach You How to Improve Piano Practice
You’ll learn about the importance of “desirable difficulty”
We’ll see why embracing mistakes is an important step to growth
You’ll discover how to balance praise and with correction and limit talk
You’ll encounter the “sandwich” teaching model
We’ll investigate “automaticity”: how to make it work for your students and when to change it up