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How Open-Minded Are You as a Music Teacher?

"A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” -Frank Zappa

How open-minded...

How to activate creativity, innovation and invention?

“What do you think?”

When was the last time someone asked you this?  And if you answered, did...

This is how kids easily learn piano now

I'm so excited to tell you that my second book in my series Piano For Kids 2 is available now at...

What Happens When You Ask A Preschooler If They Can Do Anything

Ask a preschooler and see what happens.

Imagine this scenario.

You walk into a preschool...

Mysterious Hidden Cues Lurking in Your Students

Social creatures, us humans.

But if you think words are enough, think again - body language and...

How To Use A Focus Window to Combat Overwhelm in Students

In the jungle that is music education, there lives a beast.  

A terrifying dragon that lurks...

How to get concepts to stick for music students

What cognitive disfluency teaches us?

I've been thinking about this for a while.

10 Secrets How To Make Simplified Sheet Music For Kids

Part 3 of 3 on Finding Music For Teaching Kids

See Part 1: The Top 11 Sites for Public Domain Free...

Improvement Science and 5 Percent Better Everyday

As a music teacher, you are training the next generation of leaders in a vital skill: the art of...

How To Teach Kids To Read Music?

How does one teach children to read music on a staff?  

Well, first of all, it’s not done in the...