Do you use music theory games in your lessons? If so, when do you use them? As a break when students get a bit wiggly? Or in a thought-out way with purpose? Table Of Contents: Should You Use Music Theory Games? Spoiler: the main takeaway from this blog is “yes.” But let’s weigh up the ... How to Use Music Theory Games to Get Real Results
I’m really happy to have Rebecca Langley write for the blog this week. Rebecca’s article about making connections in music goes right to the core of what effective piano pedagogy is all about and the timing couldn’t be better: my podcast with Paul Harris (Mr. Making Connections in Music Himself!) goes live this Sunday and picks-up exactly the ... Teaching Classical Piano by Teaching Pop Piano
The age old question…how do we make piano scales fun and relevant?
by Nicola Cantan
Introduction “Ok, let’s start with some scales.” *Cue student’s eyelid’s drooping*. We all know we’re supposed to teach our piano students their scales, but it can quickly turn into a battle of wills. I never want to tell my students to “eat their vegetables”, so how do I make those vegetables look like candy? It’s not ... The age old question…how do we make piano scales fun and relevant?
HookTheory – hands down THE BEST new resource for music teachers
by Tim Topham
What I’m about to share with you is one of the coolest and most useful things I’ve found on the internet for music teaching. Ever. No, it’s not an app, and no, I’m not being paid to write about it. It’s just really unique…and brilliant. If you’re a music teacher and you’d like to teach ... HookTheory – hands down THE BEST new resource for music teachers
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