Engaging the Brain: Practice Tips from an Interview with Spencer Myer

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I attended Spencer Myer's practicing workshop at the NCKP 2019 Conference. His emphasis on engaging the brain in variable practice techniques sparked my interest and supports research on how we learn. I thought I knew every possible practice suggestion, but Spencer presented and demonstrated many new and unusual ideas that he was using in...
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Keep Your Cell Phone Out: Technology that Transforms Traditional Practicing and Teaching

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Heather Waldrop
No audio? I thought I would be able to watch the webinar I missed.
Sunday, 20 October 2019 22:02
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Change It Up!: Interleaved Practice–What It Is, Why It Works

What is Interleaved Practice?  Repetition is the most time-honored method of learning anything new, be it basketball, math, or piano. Practice! And practice some more.  But how do we structure practicing? How musicians or math students organize their practice and study time is not frequently discussed or thought about in great detail. Mus...
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Amy Glennon
This is absolutely fascinating. Looking forward to implementing these ideas. Thank you!
Saturday, 15 June 2019 07:04
Catherine Burge
Thanks for making us aware of these ideas on the Webinar today "Possibilities of Practice in a Pandemic"
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 11:07
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The digital reproducing piano in the university setting

As pianists nearing the year 2000, we live in a time of technological revolution: keyboards are continuing to undergo rapid development, computers are accepted as the norm by students of all ages, and electronic communication via the internet is burgeoning. In the midst of these exciting technological changes, we pianists are in love with acoustic ...
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