Preparatory B (from 3 to 5). Lesson 13
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How to Help Your Child to Embrace Mistakes With Hiner Method
Today we are going to talk about one of our main characters - Mister Oops!
Do you remember what it was like to sit in class and get picked on when you weren’t sure you knew the answer?
Do you remember the fear?
At some point, did that fear turn into a fear of failure?
How has that fear served you? Did it really prepare you for life?
Probably not. . .
Life isn’t about getting the right answers. Life is about making mistakes and learning from them.
You’d never know that from the big red checks on the papers you brought home from school, would you?
One of the goals of Soft Mozart is to get students to embrace their mistakes and learn from them. If we don’t do that, they will quit trying.
Mr. Oops is our resident Silent Teacher.
He appears when the student has held a note not long enough. He carts baskets of notes across the page. He is not something to be feared but a friend to embrace.
He is present enough to get the student’s attention.
The student does all the work of getting back on track – no one tells them what to do.
They figure it out for themselves. Those lessons are remembered.
No big red marks. No looks of disappointment. No deep sighs of frustration.
The student’s confidence soars.
Mistakes become the path of learning.
Not just in music, but in life.
That’s sort of the point. Isn’t it?
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Let's play the Chromatic Scale in parallel motion.
If in the diverging movement the fingers of the right and left hands were used the same synchronously, now the task becomes more complicated.
I recommend that you watch the video again, where we explain when to stop and prepare the correct fingers in both hands:
This is how one of our students is doing the exercise:
1. Ti (B) Major scale: listen to the track, sing it, place the cards in order, hide them:
2. Repeat all other rows.
1. "Jingle Bells" - play R, RH, L, LH and P, PH. Try to make minimum mistakes with the minimum time lag
2. "A New Year's Tree" - play R1, L1 and P1. Learn to sing right hand solfeggio.
3. Always repeat the previous piano pieces
4. Music sight-reading: Russian Dance from "Nutcracker". Download the LMZ file and add it into the Gentle Piano library.
Play R1 and L1
1. Music Theory Theater. "Heartbeat of Music" 2 part. Continue watching video story
2. Learn to determine where 2 beats of the rhythm (March), where 3 (Waltz) with the help of the following video:
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