By Dr. Julie Knerr
We are pleased to announce the release of the Piano Safari Practice Strategy Cards!
What are Practice Strategy Cards?
Forty cards present forty strategies for practicing effectively. Each card has a name for the strategy along with a picture. An explanation of the strategy is on the back of the card. The cards are 5.5 x 4.25 inches in dimension.
Here is the front of the Sevenize Small Sections Practice Strategy Card:
Here is the explanation on the back:
As explained in the book, Practice Perfect by Doug Lemov, naming ideas is very important. Lemov says, “Naming the skills you aim to practice in isolation creates a language for your team.”
In the case of piano study, we believe that naming Practice Strategies provides students with a concrete language for how to study pieces. …