Spiral Learning and Voice, Part 1

When I was studying for my music education degree, I took a course in which I learned about the concept of “spiral curriculum”. The idea is that a subject is revisited at intervals in order to deepen understanding as the student grows, either in cognitive development and/or quantity of knowledge. In learning a complex skill […]

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Seeming Paradoxes

Paradoxes are related to the subject of a previous post of mine, “Training with reasonable extremes…“. Sometimes you have to think or do one thing, to get a seemingly dissimilar or even opposite thing to happen. Sometimes it’s in real time; sometimes the paradox is only seen through training over a period of time. Example: […]

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