8 episodes

This outstanding podcast series for vocal and instrumental studio music teachers contains practical and up-to-date teaching guidance. Dr. Merlin B. Thompson is a musician, scholar, and educator. During his 40-year piano teaching career, he has worked with students, parents, and teachers in Canada, USA, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, UK, and Spain.

The Music Educator's Crucible Merlin B. Thompson

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This outstanding podcast series for vocal and instrumental studio music teachers contains practical and up-to-date teaching guidance. Dr. Merlin B. Thompson is a musician, scholar, and educator. During his 40-year piano teaching career, he has worked with students, parents, and teachers in Canada, USA, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, UK, and Spain.

    Learning as Living Network - #8 The Music Educator's Crucible

    Learning as Living Network - #8 The Music Educator's Crucible

    An examination of Learning as Living Network includes: Forgetting, Revisiting, Confusion, Plateau, Letting Go, Refinement, and Internalization.

    • 38 min
    A Music Teacher's Testament - #7 The Music Educator's Crucible

    A Music Teacher's Testament - #7 The Music Educator's Crucible

    Poetic verse that gives voice to the dailyness of what music teachers do.

    • 5 min
    Technique On A Universal Scale - #6 The Music Educator's Crucible

    Technique On A Universal Scale - #6 The Music Educator's Crucible

    This podcast explores how Technique On A Universal Scale incorporates explorations involving Your Core, Your Energy, and Your Breathing.

    • 36 min
    Life Skills Meet Love of Music - #5 The Music Educator's Crucible

    Life Skills Meet Love of Music - #5 The Music Educator's Crucible

    This podcast traces a three-decade journey into Life Skills and Love of Music. Costa & Kallick's 16 Habits of Mind provide a framework for instrumental and vocal instruction.

    • 37 min
    Versatile Music Teacher - #4 The Music Educator's Crucible

    Versatile Music Teacher - #4 The Music Educator's Crucible

    Find out how Versatile Music Teachers use strategies of Lead, Follow, Advocate, Challenge, Resources, Get out of the Way, a Grip on Fear, & Reflection.

    • 46 min
    How to Guide Students' Practicing - #3 The Music Educator's Crucible

    How to Guide Students' Practicing - #3 The Music Educator's Crucible

    Explore practicing through research by Ericsson (deliberate practice), Deci & Ryan (self determination theory), and Csikszentmihalyi (flow).

    • 30 min

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