One comment on “Teaching guitar using lesson plans

  1. I use both as a teacher. I find that using a book along with hand-outs has been an extremely successful strategy for my students. Students get the reward of finishing a designed method plan, which parents also like, while I can implement material that is relevant to the students needs. The handouts should support material in the method book, and the method book/books should be oriented to the style the students likes or has a desire to learn; whether it be classical, jazz, rock, pop, or even metal. What is most important to me as an educator, is to find creative ways to help the students learn to teach themselves, regardless of method used. All methods must be adjusted accordingly, to fit to the learning abilities of each student; kinesthetic, visual, auditory, or spatial learners.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s