WHAT IS LAYERED LEARNING FOR CLASSROOM GUITAR?
One of the persistent problems that arises in group music instruction is accommodating students of varying experience and aptitude levels in the same class. There’s nowhere that this issue is more evident than in classroom guitar. While customizing the curriculum for each student is the ultimate solution this isn’t practical in a group setting…. until now
So what is layered learning for classroom guitar?
Layered Learning tm or differentiated instruction, as it’s referred to in academics, is one of the major teaching advantages provided in the Consonus Curriculum for Classroom Guitar. Many lessons presented in the Consonus Online Learning Site has it’s own Layered Learning component which presents alternate advanced versions of the skills that are taught in that particular lesson.
This means that more experienced students can be challenged while other students learn and perform the standard lesson material, and the class progresses at the same rate. The scope of the layered learning material ranges from chord forms and voicings, accompaniment patterns, note reading in positions, and more.