What can a teacher do with a “mixed bag group class”? A great many things. Today’s episode offers some ideas about group classes with disparate ages, skills, and levels. These group classes can be fun!
I mentioned two of my favorite resources related to rhythm activities. Here are affiliate links to these resources:
I Know a Fox With Dirty Socks by William Starr
Other resources include:
Marianne Rygner’s Fun for 2 Violins duet books: email Marianne for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are some other episodes and article that may be helpful about group classes:
Why Group Classes?: In this podcast episode I discussed the importance of group classes in the Suzuki program.
How to Plan a Group Class: In this podcast episode I discussed how to plan a group class and I include stories from my first rudimentary attempts at running my own studio group classes.
How to Teach a Suzuki Group Class (blog article)
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