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Piano Heroes: Mission Start

Piano Heroes Mission Start book

Hello, Piano Teacher!How was your lesson today? Was your five-year-old bouncing around the class, interested in everything except piano? Was your six-year-old complaining about how boring piano lesson is? I know, believe me, I feel for you. I am a piano teacher and, just like you, I really like teaching the piano. I put my […]

No Candy! No Stickers! How to Establish a Proper Piano practice Routine

How to motivate students to practice

What is practicing? Studying and practicing are often looked at as memorization and drilling, that is performed over and over again until the information is seared into the brains. However, for most, memorization is an inefficient and stressful path to understanding and capability. Many studies have been conducted about piano and practice in general, and […]

Accidental-ly Lucky

Accidental-ly Lucky Free Worksheet

Saint Patrick’s Accidentals on the Keyboard Worksheet Looking for an engaging and fun theory activity for the Saint Patrick’s week to practice with your students at your studio but don’t have time to make worksheets? Then try this Accidental-ly Lucky Saint Patrick’s themed keyboard awareness worksheet. Accidental-ly Lucky This Saint Patrick’s Theory Printable PDF contains […]

Step Skip Repeat Reinforcing Pre-intervalic Music Reading

Step. Skip. Repeat. Racing Game

While interval concept is quite hard to grasp for the young piano learners, step, skip, and repeat terms relate better since they actually describe motion. That is why to secure success in interval understanding in the future it is suitable to start with learning steps, skips and repeats firstly.  The ability to operate those terms […]

Counting to Success: Counting the Beat Clip Cards

count-the-beat-clip-cards

Beat clip cards are a fun way to diversify the learning of note values and beat counting. These cards are designed to teach and improve the understanding of note and rest combinations. Being rudimentary, these cards only focus on 2/3, 3/3 and 4/4 time signatures. Featuring 3 levels, player group flexibility and bonus preparatory clip […]