Just Ask Jennifer Live #6

Today I went live answering the following question on Just Ask Jennifer! Question: Why do you not do make-up lessons? And what do you do instead? Why? You can hear my answers and catch the recording here. Feel free to add your own comments in the thread and share what you do!   Do you have a question you would like answered? (Click picture below) If I don’t have an answer for you, I will do my best to find someone who can help! Coming soon! A new online course that ALL music teachers can benefit from. Whether you are a private music […]

Be Our Guest: Skype, FaceTime, Hangouts, Oh My!

I’m really excited to introduce our guest this month. Sarah Lyngra will be blogging about online lessons. She has a lot of experience in this so you will want to read her post! Also I would highly recommend her online course available at TeachPianoOnline.com. The course, Create Effective Lesson Make-up Videos in 45 Minutes or Less was very helpful as I started doing make-up video lessons this year. (See blog post here.) There were several tips that I learned that I hadn’t thought of. Sarah has more courses in the works so check back often! And be sure to sign up for […]

Tech Tuesday: Online or Video Lesson Option

This is what my studio families received this year. (Click to see it bigger) I don’t do make ups in my studio. Students have the option to exchange with another family if they can and I include bonus group lessons quarterly for the year. They can consider that a make up if they want or a bonus. But this year I decided to give another option that would not kidnap any of my personal time if a student should miss a lesson. First I started out with a FaceTime or Skype option. So if they couldn’t make it due to […]