Teaching Teachers, by Bob Worrall – Part 1: the three learning styles in all of us

Published: January 15, 2014

In the first-ever series of articles especially about teaching and for teachers of piping and drumming, world-renowned piper, adjudicator, composer and teacher Bob Worrall examines the three basic styles of learning, and how they relate to successful instruction. By recognizing and identifying first the dominant learning styles of pupils, teachers can provide better and more effective tuition, and teachers who can match their own dominant learning styles with those of their students are more likely to see better engagement and progress throughout the process. The first part in the new series exclusively for subscribers to pipes|drums.

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To ease the blowing-in period of a chanter reed, simply press the reed firmly in the lowest part of the blades between the finger and thumb until you feel both blades ease gently together. Continue to do this and keep blowing the reed until you find the reed giving an acceptible weight.
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