Equipment

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Dry Erase Boards

We gave out Dry Erase Boards at the Symposium and some of you have been inquiring about them. They are great for PAS and Reading Rhythm. Here’s where I got them: http://www.amazon.com/NEOPlex-Student-Laptop-Erase-Marker/dp/B001EW9I4W/ref=sr_1_sc_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1328508762&sr=8-4-spell In the meantime while someone sources an Australian version, an idea I have…

Chairs for Studio

Does anyone have a good suggestion for chairs for a studio? I need to have 12 to 15 chairs at a decent price. What kind do you have, and where did you get them? I can’t spend an arm and a leg. Just priced chairs…

Recording Device Recommendations

Please can anyone recommend a small user friendly and economical recording device to enable me to use to send samples of my playing to my music teacher. Skype is not reliable in my area for live listening at a distance. Audacity is free and great…

Recording – iPad, GarageBand or iTunes

I’ve been recording students with my iPad and because I am pretty new in this matter, I’d need a little help. I have to take the sound out and send it the to Simply Music (my first 5 Foundation’s 1 students) as a MP3 file.…

Audio Recordings

I’m a brand new simply music teacher. I just started this month. My question is about doing audio recordings. I’m pretty good with a computer but I’ve never delved into recording audio. I understand how to record sound using my computer microphone but how do…

Piano Selling Scam

Hello fellow teachers! I was recently the target of an elaborate piano selling scam and wanted to share my experience. This is what I reported to econsumer.gov just now: I received an email from Lina Smith (linasmi88@gmail.com) about her late husband’s grand piano that she…

Dice for Playlist Review

I just started using these dice and dodecahedra recently for playlist review. Students love it soooo much, and it even works for online lessons! It is also helping rekindle enthusiasm in these summer months. Update – today I even did it with one of my…

Piano at Home

Neil mentioned Mandy and Colin Cummins’ new app for teaching online. I just had a Demo Test with them and I cannot recommend this enough. It allows the teacher to see the student and your own face, while having a large keyboard view. It is…

Optimizing Musical Sound on Zoom

IMPORTANT UPDATE to Zoom. In addition to all of the security enhancements that have been made to the Zoom mettings desktop client and apps, they have also added ORIGINAL SOUND for mobile devices!👍🥳🙌 This is available for all iOS and Android devices. On iOS devices,…