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How to Give Your Students Choice in Repertoire

Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly which piece would give your student practice with a concept?  Without spending precious prep time looking through a bookshelf?  AND … to give your students choice in their repertoire. It seems like too much to ask from our bookshelves, right?  And yet there is a way to quickly…

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5 Biggest Challenges Teaching Preschoolers

Teaching preschoolers

Teaching preschoolers brings it owns joys & challenges.  The hugs are a-mazing!  And, the smiles are the best kind of infectious.  But, there are certain behaviours that can leave teachers wondering what happened at the end of lesson.  And, perhaps needing a big nap. We have twin boys & oh how I remember how exhausting…

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5 Tips to Avoid Burnout Before the Holidays

Avoid Burnout

As we head into December, & all the extra activities that tend to crop up, it can be hard to avoid burnout.  This is a time of year when our studio families might say no to participating in “extras” in the studio & our students don’t practice as much as they typically would. Rather than…

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The Apps I Just Can’t Live Without (Business Edition)

must have business apps

Having the right technology & must have business apps means you can run your studio more efficiently & be more profitable.  Why waste time on a task when an app can make it easier?  These are “The Apps I Can’t Live Without” – Business Edition! While I love “the Beast” (my husband’s nickname for my…

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The Apps I Can’t Live Without (Teaching Edition)

must have teaching apps

There are just certain pieces of technology & must have apps that make life so much easier.  And honestly, if I didn’t have access to iPads, a cell phone & online apps my studio would look very different & wouldn’t be nearly as profitable. These are “The Apps I Can’t Live Without” – Teaching Edition!…

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Sharing student success

5 Ways to Share Student Success With Your Clients

Sometimes families say goodbye.  And, it isn’t necessarily because they don’t like your teaching.  They just don’t know if or how their child is progressing because you aren’t sharing student success on a regular basis. So, they leave thinking that their child hasn’t learnt anything.  But, WE know that isn’t true.