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A really fun matching game to help learn piano keys and notes on the staff. It is a great tool to help students in a fun exciting way. I have had much success using this app with students and it has really helped them with their piano skills. How to play:1. On the menu page choose your deck of cards2. The cards will be shuffled and be put out one by one3. choose two cardsthe two cards will flip. If they are a match the cards will disappear.If the cards are not a match they will flip back over.4. repeat steps...

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Making music lesson plans can be difficult especially when you don't know where to start. This happens to me all the time, I have so many great ideas but which one do I do first or what activity will be most successful and challenging for my student? These are some of the questions that I think of even before writing down any plan. Below are a couple of tips on what to include in making a good music lesson plan Have an objective. what do you want to accomplish? will it be rhythm, dynamics, tempo? Choose one and keep it...

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Learning Key Signatures can seem overwhelming since there are so many! But with this key signature memory match app it becomes much more fun!  This app is broken down into different key signature categories. With a total of six categories you can learn major sharps or flats, all major keys, minor sharps or flats and all minor keys. I have had much success with this app helping students learn their key signatures. It is a fun exciting way instead of just using boring old flash cards. Not only is it a great teaching tool it is just a fun game to keep...

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what can be more exciting then beginner piano! Seeing these new students to start playing the piano for the first time and watching them grow into little music prodigies. But, at the same time beginner piano can be a little overwhelming for a beginner. Not knowing were to start what to do and just taking it all in. So much to learn, note names, rhythms, finger numbers, these concepts can be confusing to a beginner student.  I know that it took me some time as a beginner piano student to understand all these concepts. But now as a teacher, teaching these...

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Below are some great rhythm worksheets that I use with my beginner students. These rhythm worksheets may seem simple to you but they truly do help little ones understand basic concepts of understanding rhythm.  Rhythm Coloring Worksheets   Having students have fun and color rhythms will help them gain a basic understanding of what they are looking for. students color in eighth notes half notes and whole notes and even quarter notes. This fun activity truly works wonders for beginner students.   Rhythm Finger Hopscotch.  This is a really fun activity for students to understand rhythm and rhythm lengths. A must...

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