Music lovers and enthusiasts have all the rights to understand their chosen musical instrument despite of the impairment, so long as such will not completely forbid them to play such. Various tips and instructional guides are available on the net and some libraries that will give music teachers the resources to be effective in handling special learners.
Let us say in the case of Andrea Boccelli, a good tenor and musician who was diagnosed with glaucoma and lost his sight at an earlier age of fourteen; if not for his music teacher, we would not hear his tranquil and heart warming voice. Much more, he reached success in music because he’d such self-motivation and certain passion for music. And these had made it all possible.
Generally speaking, special learners are regarded as those students, who either have cognitive, physical, mental or social abilities and disabilities. These categories of special individuals are faced with different learning challenges. However, through the professional assistance of music teachers and enthusiasts in addition to effective and efficient music teachers’resources, they are able to comprehend, adopt and adjust to such learning situations. Also, acquisition of skills and knowledge has been possible through these resources for music teachers.
Great examples of music teachers’resources are those from the Internet such as tips and inputs from various music teacher sites, personal experiences of the music lovers and experts themselves, other extensive techniques and ways of music teachers, and some findings from different music researches a course in miracles music. When music teachers are in need of such reliable and effective resources, they could adopt any one of those mentioned sources and make each an integral part of their music teaching strategies.
Music teachers’resources truly come in variation. You could actually pick from different available resources nowadays. However, you have to remember that it takes a lot of analysis and discernment to find out which those types of resources could be appropriate and effective for every special learner. Remember that as a music teacher, your role doesn’t end in mere teaching music but primarily, in making them discover their talents and feel that they are treated as typical and average students.
Though it may be quite difficult to manage special learners, music teachers will feel and know that teaching them can be very rewarding. Your own time, efforts and hard works will soon pay off especially if you have seen your learners succeed and unleash their music talents and inclinations.
Furthermore, when these special learners often appreciate their music teachers, have made them their real mentors, and have considered them as their supply of motivation and inspiration, these music educators can proudly claim that being one is a blessing, thus gives them such feelings of fulfillment and self-worth.