Day 1: Note Printing

It’s here! Day 1 of our 12 Days of Note Reading 🙂 And I am excited to embark on this journey with you! Teaching with multisensory methods ensures that your students are learning in a holistic way … and on top of that is so much more fun than running flashcards each lesson! Today I …

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12 Days of Note-Reading Christmas

Have you been on social media lately? It seems that everywhere I looked, Christmas had arrived long before thanksgiving. Why? Because it’s 2020, and we are all ready for some Christmas cheer! And one month of it just won’t do when living through a pandemic. I love decking my own halls and putting out old …

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Confessions of a Piano Teachin’ Hoarder

Confession time. Sometimes I reorganize my lesson materials just to see which system works best for me. I LOVE organizing …. But am often guilty of reorganizing things I’ve already moved around, instead of moving onto areas that desperately need the attention. So this year as the shutdown happened, and I took a good long …

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Resource Roundup: Choosing the Best Christmas Music for Each Student

Christmas is here! Kind of. But I recently had the pleasure of one of my favorite store tasks of the year - sorting and organizing Christmas music! And because 2020 has been one crazy trip around the sun, I am definitely ready for the Christmas season and some hanging twinkle lights. My students don’t begin …

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Game-Based Learning: Valentine’s Day Edition

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner … and I’m here to show you how easy (and cheap!) it can be to prep a versatile game to work on notes, intervals, and creativity 🙂 A quick recap – why are games so important to use in your teaching? Because we are working towards not passive …

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