Thoughts about practicing

This is a great, thought-provoking read about getting kids to practice.  At a young age, it is the parent’s responsibility to find ways to motivate, inspire, excite a child to practice and there may need to be more extrinsic motivation.  As they get older, children can be responsible for their practice and the intrinsic motivation factor of music really kicks in.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2012/06/18/155282684/getting-kids-to-practice-music-without-tears-or-tantrums

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s