Improve Your Students’ Practice and Performance Session 3 Practice Challenges and Solutions
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 3 Practice Challenges and Solutions
We’ll ask: is traditional teacher-centered pedagogy always the right choice?
We’ll explore what students tell us about why they don’t practice
You’ll learn how to improve student willpower
We’ll discover how the “illusion of explanatory depth” affects practice
You’ll realize the importance of student-completed tasks
We’ll discuss how to move from extrinsic to intrinsic motivation