Preparatory B (from 3 to 5). Lesson 10
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How is your home practice? Getting better? Is my teaching course helping you to understand your child's mind better? Is he cooperating with you? Enjoy your lessons! They will help you to become a successful team forever! Music unites generations! Have fun!
Today in our pedagogy class we will talk about the rewarding.
When working with little ones, it is very important to master the art of immediately noticing and rewarding, every positive movement he makes, with 'musical money.'
You can make butterflies or flags from construction paper or buy coins in any dollar store.
You also need to be able to quickly and clearly say, exactly what the child has done correctly and why he is getting a butterfly, a flag or a coin.
Don't be afraid to include in this list of achievements even small actions like: 'He wasn't swinging his legs for a few seconds,' 'He took his finger out of his mouth, 'He tried to sing the note do in the first octave.' Even if the child simply nodded and didn't even think about it, count that as a credit to him. In this way the toddler starts to understand, that we are really working with him and also what is expected of him so as to become a good student. He will certainly not want you to be disappointed in him and will want to come again and again!
We all learn very well how notice mistakes. To learn how to see positive changes is challenge for most of us. Therefore, 'music money' supposed to be used for the positive re-enforcement only with your toddler. Please, keep it mind always!
Share with me your thoughts and observations in your home classroom! Let's work together on this very important goal: making your child feel appreciated as a student.
Learn to play the Chromatic scale within one octave. In order not to go further, you can put limiters, as in the picture:
Watch the video of a child playing the Chromatic scale with separate hands within one octave from Do to Do.
1. Saying the notes row from Do to Do, Re, Mi, Fa and Sol in forward and backwards order.
Sample of a child saying the row from DO:
2. Placing the cards in order from Sol.
1. Mastering to perform the French Song with the TEACHING VIDEO
With no metronome:
2. Jingle Bells play R1, L1 and P1
3. Music Sight-Reading: March from the "Nutcracker" by Tchaikovsky - L1, R 1....
1. Theater of Music Theory. "Heartbeat of Music" 1 part.
View the video. Find a place where "March" that you learn is used in the play.
2. Continue listening to the orchestral performance of the March.
3. Search and listen on the Internet for other interpretations of the work
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