When a student takes a violin lesson, there is usually quite a lot of information for that student to take in.
First of all, what is the assignment for next week? How exactly should I practice this passage? Which notes was I playing wrong? How do I need to change my position?
How can anyone remember all that?
Actually it really depends on your way of learning. Some students have a very good memory for the live lesson, and that is all they really need to practice for the coming week. But for many of us, it helps to have a record of what happened, and that can be in the form of written notes in a notebook, written notes in the music, video, audio, or a combination thereof.
When it comes to your own practices, if you are a student, or used to be a student, how do you remember what happened at your lesson? Do you use written notes, or video, or a combination? What do you do with that, once you get home? If you are a teacher, how do you typically help your students to retain the information conveyed in each lesson? Is it different for every student, or do you have a system that works for most?
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