How Long Does it Take to Learn Drums?
How long does it take to learn drums? Find out the reality in this guest post by Seattle, WA drum teacher Mason L...
Many of my new drum students ask me this question a few weeks into their lessons: How long does it take to learn the drums? The answer to that question depends on what youre trying to get out of drumming. If you want to master a few songs and beats, it might take a couple months; if you want to be reliable and confident enough to be in a band, it might take a year or two
Why Kids Need to Play | Tips for Parents
When it comes to activities for kids that promote learning, "play" isn't usually even part of the discussion. Learn why it should be, in this guest post by Fort Washington, PA teacher Sarah M...
As I walk into my Transitional Kindergarten classroom, I see shelves full of toys. There are blocks, puzzles, little toy animals, snap cubes, KNEX, and many more interesting bins of playthings and activities for kids. As a suburban child, I would have loved to come into that room, pull
French on the Go: More Study Tips for Busy Students
There are always more ways to practice French in your daily life. Tutor Darcy C. shares how to study French as you go about your usual activities...
Learning any language is just plain easier when youre surrounded by native speakers, and learning French is no different. Yet for those of us who cannot move to France at the moment, there are other ways to bring France to us by making French part of our daily lives. Even if you dont have much time to spare between lessons, check out these
3 Important Tips When Translating French to English
Translating French to English is a common way to study the language and improve your skills. Tutor Nadia B. shares three big tips so you don't get lost in translation...
Are you learning French and need to translate some of your French homework into English? Or perhaps you want to translate a French text just to be sure that you have understood the meaning?
Translation is a useful tool for improving comprehension and fluency, so read on for three important tips for translating French t
TakeLessons Community Shout Outs - Week of 3/3/14
Every week, TakeLessons students and teachers send us their shout outs. We love to share how our teachers and students congratulate each other on their achievements and we're so thankful to be a part of such a positive and thriving community. Check out all our shout outs for this week:
Stacey S. in Covington, KY wrote, "My student Abi M. will be playing Maria in her high school's production of The Sound of Music! My student Eli is out in LA recording his second album with Walk the Moon. And m