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by Jennene Estes, Catoctin School of Music Almost all of my most successful motivational ideas are borrowed, stolen, or are a modified version of another teacher’s idea.  “Listen Like a Maniac” is no exception. Michelle Horner and her daughter were practicing daily.  Together, they were carefully following the advice of her daughter’s violin teacher.  But even though Michelle is an accomplished guitar teacher, her daughter’s progress on...

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It is commonly known that babies tend to react positively to music in many ways, and sometimes it's a way to make them relax and fall asleep as well as have some fun, however there are other lasting benefits that might interest some parents, uncles or any person who has an important little family member. Learning with Music In a study made in 2016, at the University...

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Parental involvement is something I insist on for all my students regardless of age or ability. Older students in middle or high school may only need a reminder from parents to practice or for them to provide an audience during the week between lessons. Although the need for parental involvement may not be as in important with older students, I believe in 100% parental involvement...

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by Jennene Estes It’s that time of year where parents and students alike are gearing up for summer. Vacations are being planned, plane tickets booked and everyone is looking for a constructive way to fill their child’s time with enriching activities. Music lessons are of course a big part of that, but how can private music teachers go that extra step to provide a group experience...

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The next webinar is January 17th titled "Using Teacher/Staff Payroll". Please go to the help file in the upper left corner and click on the blue link for "browse webinars" and get scheduled to attend. We will talk about the new feature of teacher and staff payroll. Please contact support@studiohelper.com if you have any questions....

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