What’s it like to teach real kids in the 21st Century? Join me as I discuss the rewards and challenges of teaching my typical and not-so-typical students. I’ll give you practical tips for helping all students grapple with the realities of processing music and information and the best ways to Continue Reading
Incentive charts give students a sense of accomplishment. Read this for more information about exactly how to use them in a lesson. Here’s a post about how to successfully use Mini Incentive Charts.
Washi Tape is a wonderful teaching tool. Students of all ages enjoy using it. When things get tough during a lesson, I often pull it out to help refocus a student. “Should we put some tape on this passage?” It also gives a little break from working hard and provides a Continue Reading
The key to being a great piano teacher is office supplies. Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but having tricks up your sleeve and brightly colored props does help. Post-Its are the first office supply I fell in love with. Here’s a post about using post-its to teach. And another. Everyone teaches Continue Reading
Here are various props that I regularly use for teaching. Click here to see all my articles and videos about teaching with props.