distance lessons

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Reading Rhythm in Online Lessons

Hi teachers, just curious how everyone is handling the Reading Rhythm process with online students. Are you having them play the tracks to the audio, a metronome, one handed while tapping the beat or having the coach clap? Any preference towards any of these? They’re…

Embodied Music Cognition

EMBODIED MUSIC COGNITION Has anyone else heard of this fascinating new field of research related to Embodied Cognition Psychology? I am finding the topic extremely groundbreaking, especially related to -Simply Music’s unique multi-layered approach, -the importance of teaching in groups, -and now the challenges of…

Webcam Recommendation 

Am starting an on line student. Does anyone have a recommendation for a webcam to use with Macbook Pro   OSX  10.7.5.? I have used several, but always come back to Skype. I just gave my first Skype lesson yesterday. MacBooks Pros have a built…

Skype

I’m attempting to teach a student (my mom) via Skype. We have the first lesson on Tuesday and spent way too much time trying to set up the cameras tonight. I have a MacBook, with a 2.4 GHx Intel Core 2 Duo processor, using OS…

Release for Online Lessons

I’m changing my enrolment forms to an online version and I’m stuck on how to word the media release section. In the past, the majority of my students declined the usage of photos/videos of students online for marketing purposes. I’m guessing that in other studios,…

Distance Learning

I have a dad who is moving to Indiana to become one of the assistant. coaches for Notre Dame. They’d like to continue lessons with me by webcasting? Has anyone ever done that? Tips and thoughts would help? I have done this a few times…

Show Playlist Online

In your online lessons, how do you get students to show you their playlists? I get them to hold them up to their camera, make sure they mark them in dark pen, blue seems to work better than black I have my students send me…