Planning · Suzuki Education · Teaching

2017-18 Plots and Plans

Welcome back everyone! Wow, that year went so fast. I’ve just looked back at my posts here and it’s a whole year since I posted, and what a year it’s been! I learned so much about teaching and about my role as a teacher last year which I will get into in another post, but… Continue reading 2017-18 Plots and Plans

Planning · Suzuki Education · Teaching

Teaching plans for 2016-17

Despite my best efforts the new year is upon us! I’m going to be completely honest and say that this is the first year that I haven’t been genuinely excited about getting back into work. By the time August comes around every year I miss my students, I can’t wait to see them again and… Continue reading Teaching plans for 2016-17

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Practice and the Summer Holidays

Ah the Summer Holidays, so full of promise! July is finally here and I think we’re all in the same boat. I always start the Summer with a list of things I’d like to do, places I’d like to go, people I’d like to spend time with, and more recently ridiculous distances I’d like to… Continue reading Practice and the Summer Holidays

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How Long Should I Practice For?

Parents often ask me, ‘How long should we be practicing for?’ What parents should understand is that frequency is more important than length. A little bit every day is far more beneficial to the child than one long practice the day before their class! A parent’s most important job in relation to practice is to make the practice… Continue reading How Long Should I Practice For?