piano teaching games
blog posts

Teach music confidently without the stress

CPTP155: 10 Ways to Fit Music Teaching Games into Your Lessons with Nicola Cantan

by Tim Topham

This episode of the podcast is a little bit different. My podcast producer, Nicola Cantan, has taken over the show today to give us 10 strategies for finding more time for music teaching games in our lessons. If you don’t know Nicola, she’s the writer behind the Colourful Keys blog and the creator of the ... CPTP155: 10 Ways to Fit Music Teaching Games into Your Lessons with Nicola Cantan

03/29/2019 Read more

CPTP133: How to motivate and help students practice with Aaron Garner

by Tim Topham

Aaron Garner used to be like many teachers, frustrated by sitting in lessons correcting note errors in his students’ pieces all day. That is, until he found a way to help students practice better. Aaron brought together the magic of backing tracks and technology to create a comprehensive practice solution for students: Piano Marvel. This ... CPTP133: How to motivate and help students practice with Aaron Garner

08/03/2018 Read more

How to Use Music Theory Games to Get Real Results

by Nicola Cantan

You might have heard about all the benefits of teaching using games already. Students learn better, more thoroughly and more durably when the learning is fun. However, if you’ve ever actually tried adding games into your lessons, you might have seen another side to this equation. Music theory games also take time away from your lesson…and ... How to Use Music Theory Games to Get Real Results

02/19/2018 Read more

CPTP080: Beginner Piano Teaching Games with Nicola Cantan

by Tim Topham

Playing games is one of the best ways to get young kids engaged. Whether they’re learning about music or maths, gamified learning is effective and fun. Planning piano teaching games into your lessons will mean your students learn theory concepts more quickly. Games based learning is what children are set up for! They’ll also be even more ... CPTP080: Beginner Piano Teaching Games with Nicola Cantan

03/24/2017 Read more

How to plan fun multi-age group piano teaching activities that kids love

by Lynnette Barney

Do you find it hard to find activities that suit multi-age group piano classes? Do you need help with how to approach this style of teaching?  If this sounds like you, then this essential guide will be a perfect resources for your studio. You’ve seen her in action on Podcast Episode 35: Teaching outside the box with Lynnette ... How to plan fun multi-age group piano teaching activities that kids love

03/23/2016 Read more

TTTV022: Become a Piano Maestro with Becki Laurent

by Tim Topham

Have you heard about Piano Maestro? No?! Well it’s time we changed that! If you’re a piano teacher, Piano Maestro is free for you and all your students. Completely free. So there’s no reason not to jump in! Piano Maestro is an incredible iPad app for  sight reading. The music scrolls across the screen, and it ... TTTV022: Become a Piano Maestro with Becki Laurent

11/30/2015 Read more