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Some musicians like to listen to recordings of a piece before learning it. Others like to learn pieces from the score first. Is one approach better than the other?
Creativity does not start with a solution. It starts with a problem. Creativity is not a search for something someone else thought of - it's not a guessing game. Do all these brain-teasers we come across really have something to do with creativity?
Not all memorization strategies are created equal. Learn which two are the best use of your time.
Wouldn't you be curious to see what your students actually do in the practice room while "practicing"? A team of researchers did just that, and made a few observations which could be the difference between individuals who appear to learn quickly, and those who seem to progress more slowly.