Use A Stopwatch, Not A Timer - Practice Tips For The Modern Musician Part 1
By Eric Rath
Archived from BandDirectorsTalkShop
February 8, 2016
Introduction by Lyn Spiteri, October 2019:
Motivating students to practise can be difficult, and ensuring they do so efficiently and effectively, even more so. This article does a great job of aligning readily accessible technology for our students, with good practice habits, and particularly what it can teach our students about transferable skills.
In my years of teaching and playing, I have watched the landscape of distractions and attention grabs increase exponentially. Can we just agree on something? Smart phones are a problem. Don’t get me wrong, I love my iPhone and I have to be careful not to delve into full-blown idol worship over Apple Products. Hmmm, I wonder if there’s an app for that?
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