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Memorising Kodály Music & Piano Lesson Plans
Episode 2723rd June 2022 • Doremi Teach • Helen Russell
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Do you memorise your lesson plans for piano lessons or music classes?

When Doremi Members start using my detailed lesson plans, a frequently asked question is how do you remember what to do?

It made me realise that so many of us feel we need to memorise our lesson plans and I reflected on my own journey, hang ups and misconceptions about memorisation.

In this week’s podcast I share those reflections and why memorising your lesson plan isn’t necessarily desirable or achievable.

Key Points:

  • Why we feel the need to memorise
  • Why it can cause problems
  • How to avoid the need to memorise
  • The benefits on not hiding your plans
  • A sneaky peek at one of the Doremi Teach lesson plans

If you’d like to see my lesson plans for teaching piano or classroom music using the Kodály Approach then you need to check out Doremi Membership. Doremi Members get access to my classroom music curriculum, including video walkthroughs, downloadable lesson plans and resources and access to my live coaching and Q&A calls and online community. If it’s piano you’re after, you can become a Doremi Teach Piano member and get all that plus my Doremi Teach Piano curriculum. Again, lesson plans, resources and walkthroughs.

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