We’re all still learning. Even the best teachers who have been teaching piano for decades will tell you that you will never stop learning. And that’s great, because it means we’re always trying to better ourselves, even if we make mistakes along the way. I want to get personal and share the top six mistakes ... 6 Mistakes I Made When I Started Teaching Piano
The Future of Piano Teaching: What Does it Really Look Like?
by Sean Wales
Piano pedagogy has changed, adapted and evolved in so many ways over the past decade. So what does the future of piano teaching look like? Let’s take a glimpse forward and see how we can best prepare for the future of music education. Please continue the discussion in the comments section below. TECHNOLOGY We will ... The Future of Piano Teaching: What Does it Really Look Like?
The Best Ways to Teach Pop Music Welcome to May’s Expert Roundup post. I am so excited to share with you this month’s experts and their pop teaching tips and insights. For May, I asked our experts what traditional pedagogical piano teaching methods they had to throw out in order to have success teaching pop ... 5 Piano Experts Share Their Pop Teaching Tips
Why teaching music reading is the wrong way to teach piano [Part 1]
by Paul Myatt
In this article, Inner Circle Expert teacher Paul Myatt will get you thinking about the order in which you are teaching music. What should come first: reading or listening/creating/singing? As you might have guessed, there is a wealth of evidence to suggest that the best way to teach music is the same as the way we learn to speak ... Why teaching music reading is the wrong way to teach piano [Part 1]
As most of you know, I’m really excited to have been offered a presenting gig at this year’s National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, to be held in Chicago from July 21 to August 1. The line-up of presenters and workshops is awesome! I’ve been told the pre-conference sessions on the Wednesday before the conference are some of the best ... Why I’m presenting at the NCKP 2015
Improve Your Piano Teaching through Self-Assessment
by Leah Coutts
Self-assessment to Improve your Piano Teaching It’s that time of year when many of us have just received our students’ exam results and sent out progress reports to parents. Tracking student progress is definitely an important activity, but what about our progress as teachers? Is the fact that our students are returning to us next ... Improve Your Piano Teaching through Self-Assessment
Using the Notestar app in your teaching studio is a great way to motivate your teen and adult students to keep practising as it provides realistic backing tracks (including vocals) for a heap of modern pop songs. If you: – enjoy teaching students about chords but find it difficult to keep students interested when they ... Using Notestar app in the piano teaching studio
Piano Pedagogy Project – entire teaching repertoire on YouTube??
by Tim Topham
I’m often looking online for recordings of pieces that I can show my students, either for them to choose a new piece (if I don’t have time to demo in a lesson) or for them to get other takes on performance. If you haven’t found the University of Iowa’s great Piano Pedagogy ... Piano Pedagogy Project – entire teaching repertoire on YouTube??
Here, Have a Chainsaw! Metronome Practice | Piano Pedagogy Page
by Tim Topham
All about metronome practice with students… Great article. It occurs to me that I’m occasionally guilty of telling students they need to use a metronome without having taught them how to use one. It’s the musical equivalent of handing someone a chainsaw and expecting them to cut down a tree. Pretend for a moment that you’ve ... Here, Have a Chainsaw! Metronome Practice | Piano Pedagogy Page
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