Practice Hints, Tips and Tricks - A Short List of Resources
You will find a list of websites and blogs with articles, tips and even books for sale that will help you motivate your students to practice regularly in Practice Hints, Tips and Tricks - a Shod List of Resources.
Practice Personalities - An Interview
Then, Thornton Cline, teacher, lecturer and composer, brings a different perspective to this question by considering the Practice Personalities of students. I had the chance to chat with him about Practice Personalities and his new book of the same name.
Getting Students to Use the Practice Tools
In Getting Students to Use the Practice Tools you will hear from Graham Fitch, an accomplished teacher, pianist and writer (among other things) as he shares some helpful tools when it comes to practicing. He has recently released his second e-book related to practising and technique and you can learn more on how to access both of his e-books at the end of his article.
The iPad Piano Studio - The Book, The Blog, The Digital Edition
This issue also brings a couple of follow up articles. Leila Viss shares a bit more about her new book and blog, the iPad Piano Studio.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Moosic Studio - An Interview with Carlos Fontiveros
I had the chance to interview Carlos Fontiveros, developer of the Moosic Studio app.
MusicEdConnect - Make Your Students Shine!
Have you ever wanted to go to a teacher conference but been unable to fit it into your busy schedule? Or maybe cost has been an issue. If so (and even if you are regularly able to attend conferences), you will be excited to learn about a new totally ONLINE conference that is coming up in early February. You can learn more about what is planned for the first ever MusicEdConnect conference from Michelle Sister (and there is even a discount code!)
App Review - SightReadPlus and SightReadMinor
Then, you may have heard about the sight reading apps SightReadPlus and SightReadMinor. Lynn Frank is back again to share her insights into these apps.
App Review - Practice Nag
And finally, I will share some of my initial impressions of an app I just discovered, Practice Nag.
New in this issue is a calendar of upcoming conferences and other dates of importance.