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A Fun Alternative to Flashcards

Do you ever get tired of drilling boring old flashcards? I do! Today I’d like to share a fun alternative...

New Freebie: Piano Valentines

New Freebie: Piano Valentines

I have a new freebie available for you in the Shop today! I’m already a little tired of winter, but with...

6 Awesome Ways to Encourage Super Sight Reading!

In my teaching I like to focus a lot on sight reading. I feel that it is imperative to help...

A great way to end your Christmas recital

Last year I shared a fun Christmas Songs & Activities Pack with several activities you can use in private lessons...

More Classical Christmas Piano Music

Three years ago I wrote a post about Classical Christmas Piano Music, highlighting several different Christmas-themed classical pieces. I love...

Practice Trackers: Encouraging Thoughtful Practicing at Home

Do you ever wish you could clone yourself and sit down with each and every student at home every day...

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  • piano teaching freebies
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