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The #1 Secret To Teaching Young Children Music

Feb 22, 2016 12:03:25 PM / by Andrew Ingkavet posted in About The Method, growth mindset, how to teach kids music, scaffold, teaching music, teaching resources, best practices, early childhood education, kids learn music, Lesson Plan Ideas, Mindset, music lessons, music teacher, scaffolding, education, educational scaffolding, ideas in music education, music educator, music for kids, preschool music curriculum, professional development, ideas for teaching, music education, music gigs, Music Teacher Secrets, pedagogy, teaching, teaching teachers, teaching tips for music teachers, techniques, teaching children, teaching kids music, teaching music to preschoolers, tips for music instruction

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Teaching Young Children Music

As a private music teacher, you want to teach music to children.  You know they love it and there seems to be a plentiful supply of them asking for your help.  Besides, lately all your adult students seem to be canceling at the last minute while your teens are more interested in their social media feeds than practicing.  Maybe you should teach younger kids?

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Seinfeld's Simple Technique Is How To Practice Music

Feb 8, 2016 8:00:48 AM / by Andrew Ingkavet posted in angela lee duckworth, bud/s, decision fatigue, how to get your student to practice, jerry Seinfeld, practice tips, teaching music, training for teachers, early childhood education, endurance, Lesson Plan Ideas, mental, Mindset, navy seals, small wins, discipline, education, goal-setting, grit, ideas for teachers, music, musicolor method, Printables, productivity, GOALs, how to get your child to practice, music education, music practice tips, music teachers, pedagogy, perseverance, piano, practice, resilience, seinfeld, self-discipline, stamina, teaching children, teaching kids, teaching tips, training

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“My child loves the lessons but just doesn’t want to practice.”  

It’s probably the number one challenge of every music teacher, parent, and music student:  how to make practice part of a daily routine.

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Why Daily Practice For Piano Is So Important And Some Tips

Dec 17, 2012 3:35:13 PM / by Andrew Ingkavet posted in chart, download, early childhood, practice tips, daily routine, easy piano, ipad piano app, music teacher, online piano lesson, Piano Lesson, play piano for kids, education, free pdf, free piano lessons, how to help young piano students, kids piano online, progess, ipad piano lessons, piano, piano for kids, practice, teaching children, tips and tricks for piano students

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Download this free practice chart for piano

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Why Music Recitals Are Like Life Skills 101

Jun 15, 2011 12:06:48 PM / by Andrew Ingkavet posted in guidance, learning, importance of music, performance anxiety, public speaking, self improvement, advice, Blog, discipline, fear, music recital, young people, how to learn, importance of recitals, life lessons, life skills, mastery, pattern recognition, public performance, recital, teaching children, Teaching Methods

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Or things I wish I knew when I was 8 years old...

We had such a great recital last Saturday and it made me think of how important these events are for so many reasons.
Spring Recital 2011

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