Motivating Practice using Innovative Media – It’s in the Book

At our recent Captivate Orchestra Workshop – Saturday 27th October, I showed the students and parents this video that I edited up just before the workshop – the point is to show that our recently authored/published String Things Level 2 books contain innovative media to support and motivate student learning beyond the music lesson with a DVD of instructional videos and a quality CD with full orchestral backing tracks. But even when students have had the books for sometime, they seemed to be unaware of the treasures contained within – At the back of the book!!!

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Phil Rooke is a Teacher Educator, specializing in Music Education for the Catholic Education Office - Diocese of Parramatta, authoring & implementing teaching programs and leading music learning across a system of 78 schools in Western Sydney. "I am on a learning journey to find and invent better ways to motivate students and teachers in music making."
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