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Returning to in-person group lessons online teaching Jul 06, 2020

As we near the end of our term/semester here in the UK, and government legislation is allowing us to go back to in-person teaching, I have turned my attention to what a group lesson needs to look like now, in the new (and temporary) norm.

Whilst I am writing a risk assessment to share with both...

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10 Last-Minute Activities to Pull Out! online teaching Jun 08, 2020

It seems that many teachers are slowly transitioning back to in-person lessons, which is wonderful news!

For me, however, and probably many others, this still looks a long way off.

So I thought I would give you some helpful tips in the meantime!

In my normal lessons, there is some length of time...

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Five great outcomes of online group piano lessons! online teaching Apr 28, 2020

How are you getting on with your group lessons online?

You are probably relieved to be able to continue your teaching, but know that compromises are being made. Well that's certainly how I feel. However I am determined to look on the bright side!

Perhaps most importantly, I love the fact that my...

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Easter Lesson Online online teaching Apr 07, 2020

You know something that I really didn't predict happening in the midst of a global pandemic? That it would mean I would start using PowerPoint again!

When I was a school teacher, using PowerPoint presentations to structure lessons, give visuals and lay out objectives and instructions, was...

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