I’ve noticed of late how helpful it’s been to play two piano classical duets with my intermediate students. These duets seem to solve so many issues from improper tempo changes, ritardando absences, listening issues, rhythm issues, and more. I absolutely love the Favorite Classics Accompaniment Book 1 published by Alfred for my students in the early intermediate to intermediate level.
This is the second article in the “Can’t Teach Without…” series.
I have two whiteboards in my studio and I can’t imagine teaching without either of them! Both are magnetic which is important so that I can use all the wonderfully cute magnets that are available to teachers these days (check your local Target or Office Max for a great selection). With these magnets, I […]
This is the first post in the new series: “What I Can’t Teach Without.” While there are many great gadgets and gizmos that I can’t teach without (my recommendations forthcoming), those gadgets would be nothing without solid pedagogy behind them. Since I am a number of years out of my pedagogy degree and since I can’t always go to the national conferences, I depend […]