What is reflective practice? James Stronge, in Qualities of Effective Teachers (2007), describes reflective practice as “a careful review of and thoughtfulness about one’s own teaching practice.”Who has time for that?
Let’s face it: sometimes your students just need to repeat difficult sections over and over and over again. Unfortunately, doing it the same way every time has some issues:It gets boring really quickly It may not be the way every student learns best It makes your students not believe you when you say, “Last Time!” And #3 opens you up for sarcasm and hilarious music teacher jokes
To help, here are some ways to make repeating the same line or phrase fun and engaging for every student.