Research to Practice: Autism and Pitch Perception

Research to Practice: Autism and Pitch Perception

By: Jeff Sabo Our research to practice blogs provide a summary of current research and best practices on specific topics in adaptive music education, with practical applications to music teaching and learning. Pitch is a central part of music learning. As teachers, we...
Teaching Students who Don’t Practice

Teaching Students who Don’t Practice

By Jeff Sabo   Many music teachers will encounter students at some point who don’t practice. It often goes like this:  You assign practice at the end of the lesson The student comes back next week without improving You feel frustrated and the student struggles to...
Balancing Structure and Student-Led Learning

Balancing Structure and Student-Led Learning

By Dr. Erin Parkes When talking about teaching music to students with exceptionalities, two themes keep coming up: first, structure and routine are important. And second, to foster engagement, let the student lead. These can seem like conflicting ideals—how do you...