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10 Ways to use the Super Six in Music – Visualising

It’s hard to believe, but I started my own Super Six journey over 4 years ago! Since then, I have regularly used these strategies in my own music classroom. My most favourite of the Super Six would have to be Visualising. As a very “visual” person, I “see” things where other people would not. My… Read More 10 Ways to use the Super Six in Music – Visualising

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6 Ways to Make Learning Fun

March is Music in Our School Month, and it is almost half way over. To celebrate all things music, I have another FREEBIE for you to download today. But, before we get to the FREEBIE, I am going to share with you how I use it in my own classroom. These Music Term Cards, are… Read More 6 Ways to Make Learning Fun

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10 Ways to Use the Super Six in Music – Monitoring

Using the Super Six is something that I have been very passionate about for several years now. Using it every lesson is second nature to me, and in my lessons my students don’t even know it is happening, it just a part of our normal lesson. Monitoring, one of the Super Six strategies, is one… Read More 10 Ways to Use the Super Six in Music – Monitoring

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Strategies for Success in the HSC Aural Exam

Is it me? Am I the only one who gets very frustrated with my students? Their lack of effort? Their lack of commitment? Or am I just expecting too much? Or is it just the cycle of ups and downs that we have with our senior students as we progress through the course? Maybe it… Read More Strategies for Success in the HSC Aural Exam

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Music is Our Inspiration

March is Music in Our Schools Month in the USA. I love that there is a whole month dedicated to the awareness and raising of the profile of Music in our Schools! Here in Australia, we don’t seem to have the same battle that my USA counterparts do. In all states of Australia, some form… Read More Music is Our Inspiration

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How to Improve Rhythm Skills in Musicians

I consider myself very lucky. As a child, my parents were willing to pay for music lessons, even though they could barely afford them. My first instrument was the guitar, and I was lucky to have a very talented teacher who gave me a really solid grounding in technique from the very beginning. I remember… Read More How to Improve Rhythm Skills in Musicians