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    Hi thereI'm in my final year at university and I'm writing my dissertation on the advantages and disadvantages of grades and was wondering if anyone would be willing to comment on their personal teaching/studying experiences and how it affected them musically.So, some general questions I would like to ask are:
    Positive and negative affects the grading system has on a typical learner?
    Do grades result in a competitive arena and is this right?
    Should music be measured?
    Should we use grades to define skills?Or anything similar to these are welcomed.Thank you in advance.
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    Music us the thing that stopped me going insane, I play the saxophone, bagpipes and 5 string banjo.
    My thoughts on school? Not a place for smart people. They just teach you facts in school, but they should teach you how to LEARN and how to THINK.

    In school they only merit one kind of smart, the bookish smart, and all other forms of intellect have taken a backseat.
 
 
 
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