A couple of weeks ago, I came across a wonderful little online shop called The Practice Shoppe. Leslie, the owner, is a Suzuki violin teacher/mom. She sells a variety of fun things in her shop to help make lessons and practice fun for students. I ordered a few of her wonderful music dice, which are [...]
Hello readers! Today marks the official launch of the new “Reading List” page! I’m very excited about this new part of Color In My Piano. The Book List contains links to TONS of great books and resources on a variety of topics. When you’ve got a great book to recommend, visit the Reading List page [...]
Susan Paradis from the Piano Teacher Resources blog has written has excellent review of the The Perfect Start for Piano by Kevin & Julia Olson, a series of books intended for reinforcing note-reading on the staff for beginners and elementary level students. They look great – I love that fact that they are designed to [...]
This week, I recently stumbled upon some great blogs about piano teaching to add to my blogroll. Some are new, and other have been around for a while, but they all have wonderful things to share! Jen’s Piano Studio Blog – lots of game ideas and free resources.
I just discovered some fun resources at the Piano Technicians Guild website – check them out! One highlight is an activity for students to cut out and put together a 3D-ish piano out of paper. It’s pretty realistic!