This week has been different than usual. I'm away from home on work, taking students to perform overseas. So today, rather than share my regular top tips, wins, and preview, I wanted to share a little more about why I started this blog. As I write this I'm not sure I can give my full … Continue reading Full Cup Friday?
I started this blog with the aim of clarifying my thinking, acting on my desire to publish, contributing to significant conversations, and building up a body of work for future use. More recently, I've been challenged to create value for people, my audience, my readers. If you're reading this, that's you. As I work out … Continue reading A Change is Coming – I’ve Got the Call. What About You?
"I am a good musician,I practice repetition.I listen, sing, compose, and play,Getting better, everyday." I composed this little ditty a few months ago. All my students - at least, those above the age of 7 - know this by heart. There are several gems of importance here. I get better through practice.What kind? Using repetition. … Continue reading The Four Dimensions of Musical Learning and Beyond
I've been thinking. What is the focus of this blog? Is it holistic high performance? Yes. I'm keen to pursue that. But in what arena? I haven't written much, yet, on my actual day-to-day work. That's kind of intentional. However, if I'm to be authentic, I need to bring more of my story and my … Continue reading Finding My Voice
I'm speaking at the Just Learning Conference 2019 on the 16th of February. Here's the blurb of my talk. If you are interested, please fill in the following survey to help me create a useful discussion and content. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3BSPWDF "Are you frustrated by your students' untapped potential? Are you curious as to why some students demonstrate great promise … Continue reading Harnessing High Potential: Supporting the Emotional Needs of Learners