Writing Tips for Kids: How to Write an Amazing Ending
A good story needs to be strong from the first line through the final page. It's all too easy to start strong with a great hook and an interesting set of characters, but then lose momentum along the way and stop short at the end. This can be tough for budding wordsmiths of all ages - so how can you encourage your kids and help them understand the writing techniques involved? Here are some tips for parents and private writing tutors alike...
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As a parent
Piano Resources: 7 Piano Blogs We Love
As a student, teacher, or even professional musician, sometimes you need to have an outlet that whisks you away from lessons and routine practicing. After all, it doesn't need to be all scales and etudes!
The Internet can be a useful tool for this, as it's a great way to connect with others who share our passions. Whether you simply need a break, some inspiration, or advice on a technique you're struggling to masterothers are out there ready to share, guide, and help. Here are some of our favo
Learning to Play Guitar: How Should I Practice?
Whether you're just learning how to play guitar chords or you're on your way to being a virtuoso, every guitar player needs to practice. Take these tips from guitar teacher Dee F. to create your perfect practice plan...
Now that you have decided to learn how to play guitar, you wonder
how can I get the most out of my lessons? The answer is
practice, practice, practice!
Practice What You Are Assigned
If your teacher asks you to practice a certain warm-up exercise three times at each practice
Infographic: How Easy Is It To Switch Instruments? | Music Tips
Drummers, are you curious about the cello? Is it easy or hard to switch from guitar to piano? Learn the tips and tricks for switching instruments in this post by teacher Willy M...
Have you been playing an instrument for a while now, but you're beginning to realize that it doesnt do everything youd like to do musically? Did your parents spend a lot of money on an instrument (and you like it), but youd also like to try something new?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, then
5 Tips on How to Get Your Child to Practice Piano
Are you having trouble getting your child to practice the piano in between lessons? Below, piano teacher Sally H. outlines five tips on how to encourage your child to practice piano more often...
You've signed your child up for piano lessons and her new instructor encourages you to have her practice piano every day at home.
Your child, however, is giving you a hard time whenever you ask her to practice piano.
Many parents face this same exact scenario. They pay for piano lessons, bu