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Thinking Outside the Box … Looking Ahead When Things are Uncertain

Wouldn’t it be great if you could look in a crystal ball to see what is coming up?  It would certainly save a lot of time & wondering, wouldn’t it?  But, alas it not meant to be.  While looking ahead is important, we don’t get to know all the answers.  And, that isn’t necessarily a…

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How to Motivate Students When Summer is on the Brain

How to Motivate Students When Summer is On the Brain

Usually, June is filled with outdoor sports, end of year concerts, enjoying the patio & emerging from our cocoons.  With the COVID pandemic, things look a little different this year.  Or, do they?  Students still want to be outside visiting with friends & take a more relaxed approach to their learning.  How do we motivate…

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Top 4 Tips to Keep Students Engaged All Music Lesson

4 Tips to Keep Students Engaged

This is the question EVERY teacher would love to hear at the end of each lesson. After all, a student who feels lesson flies by is much more likely to continue taking lessons & even tell their friends about how awesome piano is. Sure it can get a bit awkward when you get to listen to the following conversation.