Book 3 opens with independent instrument tuning, then a critical review section allows students to be prepared for shifting & position work, new major & minor keys, the chromatic scale, and advanced note values & rhythm combinations. All are reinforced with technical exercises and a wide sampling of classical and cultural music. Book 3 concludes with vibrato development exercises specially designed for heterogeneous classrooms. Like with all String Basics method books, Book 3 features the popular Interactive Practice Studio and Interactive Teacher Studio, accessible on any Windows or Mac computer. Each student book and Teacher’s Edition comes with a DVD containing video lessons and accompaniment Practice Tracks (also provided in the IPS and ITS). Expected Release Fall 2013. A temporary pdf of the score is available at www.kjos.com/SB3score.