Inside the Studio with Elaina Burns

 In this video, I am introducing a new piece to a new student in his second private lesson online. He took early childhood music classes two years ago, but this is his first experience with private piano lessons, and this is my first time starting a private student exclusively online. He was very excited to see the chipmunk appear on the scree...
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Quick Teaching Tips: Using Efficient Language in Online Lessons

 Learn the basics of using efficient language in online lessons with examples provided. Presented by Esther Hayter.
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Aarne Kela
Thank you. Needed this!
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How to become an indispensable piano teacher

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In a world where parents are constantly reevaluatiing the cost of a recurring service, job security may depend in part upon how indispensable we are to our piano students. How do we become indispensable? How do we keep parents from jumping from teacher to teacher or experience to experience? How do we cut past the busyness of parents, who migh...
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Vocabulary Effectiveness for Students with Special Needs

Teacher Education Webinar Series  On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at 11am Eastern Time, the Frances Clark Center will launch the Teacher Education Webinar Series. Dr. Scott Price, President of the Frances Clark Board of Trustees, will lead our first webinar, "Autism and Piano Study – A Basic Teaching Vocabulary." Register for this free we...
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Teacher "Talk and Tell" Vs. Student "Discover and Do"

During my fourteen years as an instructor of piano pedagogy at the collegiate level, one aspect of my work was to observe the teaching of interns enrolled in the course and then follow-up with one-on-one conferences in which the lesson happenings were discussed. I recall that one of the major issues which was addressed in nearly every post-lesson c...
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