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Best Selling Piano Teaching Resources of 2016 [according to our readers]

At the start of each year, I like to have a look at my Amazon account statistics to see what piano teaching resources (products and books) you have been purchasing through my links, reviews and recommendations in the last year. If you want a quick list of only the best resources for your studio, then these are ... Best Selling Piano Teaching Resources of 2016 [according to our readers]

How to Build an Early Childhood Music Program from Scratch

A plethora of research confirms why we, as music educators, should educate little ones. In 2015, a University of Queensland study found when a young child is engaged in music making with an adult (usually a parent), he or she benefits in the areas of attention regulation, acquisition of positive social skills as well as ... How to Build an Early Childhood Music Program from Scratch

TTTV061: Teaching using MusikGarten with Ellen Johansen

Teaching an early childhood music education program can be a great addition to a piano studio. Not only is it an enriching teaching experience, but it makes business sense too. Young children are often able to attend classes during times you might not normally be able to fill. Plus graduates of your program can feed ... TTTV061: Teaching using MusikGarten with Ellen Johansen

Early Childhood Music Teaching

Teaching early childhood music requires a different approach to usual piano lessons and, for many teachers, unless you've been trained in this area, working out the best way to teach really young students can be a huge challenge. So this month on the blog and podcast, we're focussing on teaching the youngest students, from around age 0 - 8 years, exploring how to give them the best educational outcomes and set them up for a life of music-making. Ready to learn more?