Teacher Materials

IDEA Individual Word Posters

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Blended Learning

Student Handouts

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.

Practice Strategies: String Edition

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

Music Growth Project 1

Blended Learning Project where students get to choose their own music activities to complete. 

Editable version coming soon. 

Music Growth Project 2

An alternate Blended Learning Project where students get to choose their own music activities to complete over one quarter.

Music Listening Project

A month long project that will get students listening to a variety of music. They will also spend time Analyzing at the end of the month. This particular version is strings specific, but can be edited for any need. 

Practice Strategies: Band Edition

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

Practice Strategies: Basic Edition

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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