October 19, 2020
Teaching rote or pattern pieces to piano students online has its own unique challenges. How do we make sure students remember these pieces? How do we demonstrate clearly and check their position on the piano through video calls?
I’ll cover all this and more in this episode.
October 12, 2020
Teaching technique in online piano lessons requires some rethinking and creative ideas to make it work. In this episode, I’ll go through my top tips for teaching technique effectively to online piano students.
October 5, 2020
There’s one thing stressing many teachers out when it comes to online music lessons...what about when it all goes wrong?! What do we do when the internet drops out or the student has an off-day?
In this episode, we’ll discuss strategies for dealing with all the technology frustrations and how to put a back-up plan in place for your online music lessons.
September 28, 2020
What teaching strategies work for online music teachers?
In this episode, we’ll unpack the adjustments most teachers need to make when teaching online music lessons. We’ll also discuss some great ideas for learning from your online lessons and improving your teaching across the board.
September 21, 2020
Are your online lessons feeling a bit stale? Are you wondering if there’s a better way to engage with your students over video call?
In this episode, I’ll help you figure out how to inject some fun into your online teaching with games, surprises and teaching tricks.
September 14, 2020
Do you have good systems in place for your online lessons? Are you happy with how you take notes, plan or send assignment sheets to students?
We’ll look at the best planning methods in this episode so you can upgrade your systems and make your lessons run as smoothly as olive oil.
September 7, 2020
You can absolutely get started with teaching piano online simply. All you need is your computer and something to run the video call.
When you’re ready to level-up, though, there are a few things you can do to make things run more smoothly and provide a fantastic experience for your students. We’ll dive into a few great options in this episode.
August 31, 2020
When it comes to your online teaching kit a few upgrades can make a huge difference. But it can be SO confusing!
In this episode, I’ll break down all the microphone and camera jargon so that you can get to the bottom of what will work for you in your music studio.
August 24, 2020
Are you trying to figure out what your music teaching studio will look like this year? Whether you’ve decided to teach online or in-person, or have no idea what you’re going to do yet, I hope that these suggestions for safe and socially-distant piano studios will be helpful for you during the Covid-19 pandemic.
August 24, 2020
Are you ready for a new year of teaching? There are several things you can do to get your head and your systems set up for a new school year.
In this episode, we’ll look at setting up your calendar and timetable, finding the balance in the busy seasons, and making sure your new students get off to the best possible start in your studio.