Student Handouts

Teacher Materials

The Big IDEA Student Guide

Overview of the IDEA Method and how to practice with purpose.

How to Succeed in Practicing

Tips for setting up a successful practice routine and general strategies for successful practice.

IDEA Individual Word Posters

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Practice Strategies: String Edition

An extensive list of practice strategies for string musicians organized by musical concept.

Practice Strategies: Band Edition

An extensive list of practice strategies for band musicians organized by musical concept.

Practice Strategies: Basic Edition
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Although geared towards younger musicians this could be used at any level. It contains a basic list of general strategies as well as fun practice activities to encourage musicians in their practice endeavors.

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