Seeing the World Through Your Students’ Eyes

This video essay helps teachers improve the power and effectiveness of their communication in lesson by learning how to see the world through their students’ eyes, and how to notice invisible assumptions that are holding back their effectiveness. The video is an...

What Suzuki Knew, That Took Science 50 Years to Prove

What Suzuki Knew, That Took Science 50 Years to Prove by Elise Winters While for years I’ve stood by the Suzuki philosophy that “every child has talent,” this past week a conversation with a friend, a well-known practice coach from Los Angeles, showed me a...
A Tough Nut to Crack

A Tough Nut to Crack

  A Tough Nut to Crack by Elise Winters I love getting little reminders every so often that no matter how long I have been teaching, I am just a few steps down the path. Why do I love these reminders? Because teaching violin is one of the toughest nuts I have...

What We Really Teach

Love this article? Please share it!Facebook0TwitterPinterest0email What We Really Teach by Elise Winters A child’s memory. Each of us have our own, bringing vivid emotions, rich images, pungent smells … fragments of a past that recedes away from us with...