The Upbeat Piano Teachers Blog

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Yearly Calendar Tips and Tricks (Video)

Friday Five Live #14: Yearly Calendar Tips & Tricks! Do you have a yearly calendar for your studio? Or are you holding back from making one because your events aren't set yet? Maybe you struggle communicating about important dates/events... (I know I do!) The video below features 3 Tips...

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Celebrating Student Success! (Video)

Friday Five Live #13: Celebrate Success! I've got two specific ways that you can celebrate student success in your studio AND online. :) P.S. - Keywords won't work here on the blog! If you want to get a hold of the freebies mentioned in this post, please click on the Facebook icon on the...

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Barefoot Executive Reading Schedule

The schedule is up! Here's the breakdown for chapter reading in The Barefoot Executive. If you haven't joined us in the book club yet, there's still time!

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Are You Saving the Moments? (Video)

Are you Saving the Moments? Here are some tips to keep those precious thank you notes, gifts, and pieces of artwork from students organized. (And fresh in your mind!) Let's SHARE! Post a story or picture about one of your favorite mementos that you've received from a student Tune in for...

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5 Sneaky Things That Could Be Killing Your Studio

This Replay will be available through Friday, July 7th!

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How to Handle the Fall Schedule Shuffle (Video)

Thursday Five Live #8: How to Handle the Fall Scheduling Shuffle... Do sports, dance, and other activities wreak havoc on your schedule in the fall? I've got two easy tips to help you do the "fall shuffle" -- and a FREEBIE! P.S. Interested in getting the freebie mentioned in this video?...

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Here's the Summer Upbeat Book Club Pick!

It's official! The members of the Upbeat Book Club have spoken: our next book will be The Barefoot Executive by Carrie Wilkerson! Here's a little glimpse into what this book is all about: Carrie Wilkerson offers the opportunity to live life on your terms. Want to start your workday with...

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What's in YOUR Waiting Room? (Video)

Friday Five Live #7: What do you have in YOUR waiting room? Books for students? Things to keep siblings occupied? Maybe some things for your piano parents? I've got lots of book and activity ideas to make your waiting room a welcoming place for everyone who might Do YOU have an idea for a...

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Breaking Down Improv for Kids (Video)

Friday Five Live #6: Breaking Down Improv for Kids. Improv doesn't have to be scary! Here are 3 tips to help you break things down for your students. (Whoops!! Internet froze for about 30 seconds at 2:26! Skip ahead!) P.S. Want to get a hold of the freebie mentioned in the video? Just...

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Busy Piano Teacher Dinner Solutions (Video)

Friday Five Live #5: Late Night Dinner Solutions. We've got 3 ideas that will help you get meals on the table quickly after you're done teaching! Big thanks to all the teachers who helped me put this together! P.S. To view the recipes, click on the Facebook icon on the video! This will...

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