Use A Stopwatch, Not A Timer – Practice Tips For The Modern Musician Part 1

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. 

Article:

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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