Using Visual Supports

Using Visual Supports

By: Jeff Sabo Visual supports are an important way to adapt music lessons for students with exceptionalities. They make learning more engaging, concrete, and relatable. They also can help teachers adapt content to a student’s sensory profile or learning style. The...
Using Solfege Singing to Teach Repertoire

Using Solfege Singing to Teach Repertoire

By: Jeff Sabo   Playing repertoire requires bringing together a lot of different skills. In many traditional approaches, students learn repertoire by reading music from very early on in their development. Reading is a complex skill though, and it can be even more...
Using Story Books in Music Learning

Using Story Books in Music Learning

Using Story Books in Music Learning By: Jeff Sabo Everyone loves a good story! They expand our imagination and help us connect with others. Stories are also great for learning, and adding music can make them even more fun! They create an easy and exciting way for...
Use pitched percussion to learn by playing

Use pitched percussion to learn by playing

By: Jeff Sabo One great thing about music is there are so many fun ways to make sounds! Many of us teach just one (or maybe a few) instruments, but we can still bring others into our lessons to expand our students’ learning. At Lotus Centre, our students love...