Whether it’s engaging in physical activities, stimulating cognitive abilities, or practicing relaxation techniques, brain breaks offer numerous benefits.
Just like a garden, musical skills require regular care, exploration, and growth to flourish. Each step in nurturing is an important one as we teach our students to tend to their musical garden.
As a problem solver, my goal is to find win-win solutions that benefit both my students and their families.
Years ago, I introduced semester kickoffs to ease students back into lessons after breaks….
ummer break is a much-needed time for students to relax, unwind, and recharge for the upcoming school year. Helping students stay connected to music during their break can be a challenge, but with creative ideas, it’s possible.
Whether you continue teaching throughout the summer or opt for a well-deserved break, my aim is that these ideas empower your students to sustain their musical progress while enjoying their time off.
Summer camps are one of my favorite subjects to talk about. In this tip, I answer YOUR questions, give helpful links and a freebie!
Are you feeling some recital burnout? Let’s face it… Recitals can be a lot of work, so it’s totally understandable to be burned out from them. In this music teacher tip, I will share 8 tips on how to get through recital burnout and how to help avoid future recital burnout.
Do you have a student who comes across as extremely shy or doesn’t talk at all? Then you will want to tune into teacher tip #35 where I will be talking about teaching students with selective mutism.
In this tip, you will learn some easy tips on how to communicate with your student successfully while building trust.
Teaching can be challenging and demanding at times. It’s time to give ourselves some teacher love with self-care. Here are 10 tips to help…
Are you ready for some musical love? In this resource roundup you will find cards, printable and digital games perfect for Valentine’s Day.
A New Year roundup of blog posts and activities about things I’ve done over the years with my students. Goal setting, practice boosts & more!