Course curriculum

  • 1

    Navigating the Course

    • Video: Navigating the Course

  • 2

    Session 1: An Overview of Online Learning: Synchronous and Asynchronous

    • Session Contents

    • Course Syllabus and List of Contributors

    • Welcome Survey

    • Reading 1: "An Introduction to Online Music Teaching" by Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Reading 2: "Highlights of Teaching and Learning Online" by Pamela Pike

    • Video 1: Benefits for Teachers and Students with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 2: Synchronous and Asynchronous Teaching with Alejandro Cremaschi and Cody Goetz

    • Video 3: General Approach to Asynchronous Teaching with David Cartledge

    • Video 4: Benefits of Asynchronous Teaching with David Cartledge

    • Video 5: Using Student Recordings with João Paulo Casarotti

    • Video References

  • 3

    Session 2: Basic Studio Set-up, Part 1

    • Session Contents

    • Reading: "Video Conferencing Apps for Piano Lessons: A Comparison"

    • Video 1: Basic Equipment and Internet Needs with João Paulo Casarotti and Stella Sick

    • Video 2: Video Conferencing Application Comparison with João Paulo Casarotti and Stella Sick

    • Video 3: The Basics of Using Zoom with Anna Beth Rucker

    • Video 4: Optimizing Sound During Lessons with Shana Kirk

    • Video 5: Ideal Device Angle with Shana Kirk

    • Video 6: Easy Video Lighting with Trevor Thornton

    • Video References

  • 4

    Session 3: Basic Studio Set-up, Part 2

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1: Equipment Setup Option 1 with Alejandro Cremaschi and Cody Goetz

    • Video 2: Equipment Setup Option 2 with Alejandro Cremaschi and Cody Goetz

    • Video 3: Asynchronous Video: Record, Share, Comment with Alejandro Cremaschi

    • Video 4: Uploading Videos to Google Drive with Michael Clark

    • Video 5: Uploading Videos to YouTube with Michael Clark

    • Video 6: Uploading Videos from Your Phone with Michael Clark

    • Video 7: Uploading Files to Dropbox with Michael Clark

    • Video References

  • 5

    Session 4: Expanded Studio Setup

    • Session Contents

    • Activity: Create a List of Ideas

    • Video 1: Additional Devices to Consider with João Paulo Casarotti

    • Video 2: Cameras and External Microphones with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 3: Ability to Switch Camera Views with João Paulo Casarotti

    • Video 4: Using Multiple Cameras in Zoom with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 5: Application for Multiple Cameras with Alejandro Cremaschi and Cody Goetz

    • Video 6: Internet MIDI with Alejandro Cremaschi

    • Transcript: Session 4 Videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 6

    Session 5: Wellness for the Teacher

    • Session Contents

    • Reading: "Caring for the Physical Body" By Vanessa Cornett

    • Tip Sheet: "10 Tips for Mental Well-Being" (PDF)

    • Video 1: Effects of Screen Time with Serap Bastepe-Gray

    • Video 2: Establishing Good Posture at Computers with Serap Bastepe-Gray

    • Video 3: Importance of Taking Breaks with Serap Bastepe-Gray

    • Video 4: Vocal Health and Warmups with Rachael Gates

    • Video 5: Protecting Your Hearing with Heather Malyuk

    • Session 5 Video Transcripts (PDF)

    • Activity: Check Your Own Setup and Routine

    • Video References

  • 7

    Session 6: Policies and Procedures for Your Studio

    • Session Contents

    • Tip Sheet 1: "10 Tips for Communicating to Parents about Online Lessons" (PDF)

    • Tip Sheet 2: "10 Tips for Parents: Setting Up Online Lessons" (PDF)

    • Video 1: Adjusting Policies for Online Teaching with Craig Sale

    • Video 2: Pre-Lesson Tech Check with Timothy De Prey and Pamela Pike

    • Video 3: Helping Adult Students with Rebecca Bellelo

    • Transcript: Session 6 Videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 8

    Session 7: Planning Your Teaching Schedule

    • Session Contents

    • Reading 1: "Considerations for Scheduling Online Lessons" by Allison Shinnick and Esther Hayter

    • Tip Sheet 1: "10 Tips for Time Management" (PDF)

    • Tip Sheet 2: "10 Tips for Lesson Planning" (PDF)

    • Tip Sheet 3: "Checklist for Teachers: Getting Ready for Online Lessons" (PDF)

    • Video 1: Sharing Assignments in Chat with João Paulo Casarotti and Stella Sick

    • Video 2: Using Google Docs for Assignments with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Transcript: Session 7 Videos (PDF)

    • Activity: A View into Your Studio

    • Video References

  • 9

    Session 8: Do’s and Dont's of Synchronous Teaching Online: A Pianist's Guide to Teaching

    • Session Contents

    • Reading 1: "Three Challenges and Solutions" by Shana Kirk

    • Reading 2: "Teaching Approaches for Online Lessons" by Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Tip Sheet: "10 Tips for Objectives and Pacing in Online Lessons" (PDF)

    • Video 1: Bring Your Enthusiasm with Shana Kirk

    • Video 2: Have a Backup Plan: Phone and Video with Shana Kirk

    • Video 3: Be Ready with Multiple Apps with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 4: Record Your Lessons for Student Review with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 5: Adjust Communication for Lag and Latency with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 6: Avoid Speaking During Playing with Stella Sick

    • Transcript: Session 8 Videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 10

    Session 9: Effective Asynchronous Videos

    • Session Contents

    • Reading 1: "Creating Instructional Videos" by Alejandro Cremaschi

    • Reading 2: "Teaching via Video: How to Still Be 'You!'" by David Cartledge

    • Reading 3: "Flipping Piano Classes and Lessons with Rich Online Video Content" by Mario Ajero

    • Tip Sheet: "10 Tips for Creating Engaging Online Teaching Videos" (PDF)

    • Video 1: Creating Your Own Videos with David Cartledge

    • Video 2: Importance of Set-up and Preview with David Cartledge

    • Video 3: Example Angles and Videos with David Cartledge

    • Transcript: David Cartledge Videos (PDF)

    • Video 4: "Tools for Sharing and Commenting in Videos" with Alejandro Cremaschi

    • Transcript: Alejandro Cremaschi Video (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 11

    Session 10: Effective Approaches for Elementary Students

    • Session Contents

    • Reading: "Smiling Faces and Adapted Approaches in Online Lessons with Children" by Sara Ernst

    • Resource Link: "Shareable Google Slides Templates for Online Teaching" by Angela Triandafillou and Trevor Thornton

    • Video 1: Effective Lesson Planning for Elementary Students with Craig Sale

    • Video 2: Developing Independent Listeners with Andrea McAlister

    • Video 3: Using Shared-Screen Tools with Angela Triandafillou

    • Video 4: Ideas for Asynchronous Videos with Elementary Students with Anna Beth Rucker

    • Transcript: Session 10 Videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 12

    Session 11: Challenges and Solutions for Elementary Students

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1: Quick Solutions with Parental Assistance with Sara Ernst

    • Video 2: Focus Attention with Mini Objectives with Sara Ernst

    • Video 3: Smallest Steps in New Pieces with Sara Ernst

    • Video 4: Short Concise Directives with Rebecca Pennington

    • Video 5: Addressing Technique with Leah Claiborne

    • Video 6: Solutions for Duet Playing with Sara Ernst, Leah Claiborne, Anna Beth Rucker, and Angela Triandafillou

    • Transcript: Session 11 Videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 13

    Session 12: Demonstration Videos with Elementary Students

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1: Warm-up with Rebecca Pennington

    • Video 2: Hand Position and Technique with Amy Glennon

    • Video 3: Introducing a New Piece 1 with Amy Glennon

    • Video 4: Introducing a New Piece 2 with Angela Triandafillou

    • Video 5: Coaching a Review Piece 1 with Amy Glennon

    • Video 6: Coaching a Review Piece 2 with Esther Hayter

    • Video 7: Intervals and Rhythms with Rebecca Pennington

    • Video 8: Staff Reading Patterns with Angela Triandafillou

    • Video 9: Student Performance with Recorded Duet with Amy Glennon

    • Video 10: Creative Activity with Amy Glennon

    • Video 11: Improvisation with Amy Glennon

    • Music used in demonstration videos

  • 14

    Session 13: Effective Approaches for Students with Special Needs

    • Session Contents

    • Reading: "Inclusive and Online for Students Who are Special Learners" by Scott Price

    • Tip Sheet: "10 Tips for Teaching Special Learners Online" (PDF)

    • Video 1: Health and Well Being with Scott Price

    • Video 2: Lesson Structure with Scott Price

    • Video 3: Parental Involvement with Scott Price

    • Video 4: Provide Frequent Assurance with Scott Price

    • Video 5: Keep Schedules Consistent with Scott Price

    • Video 6: Provide Extra Time with Scott Price

    • Video 7: Literal, Concise Vocabulary with Scott Price

    • Video 8: Asynchronous Instruction with Scott Price

    • Transcript: Session 12 videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 15

    Session 14: Effective Approaches for Advancing Learners

    • Session Contents

    • Reading 1: "Ideas for Advanced Teaching" by Andrew Cooperstock

    • Reading 2: "Benefits for Advanced Students" by Nicholas Phillips

    • Video 1: Student Videos for Improved Sound with João Paulo Casarotti and Stella Sick

    • Video 2: Assignments for Next Lessons with Sara Ernst

    • Video 3: Vivid Descriptions with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 4: Enthusiasm with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 5: Address Physical Positioning with Diana Dumlavwalla

    • Video 6: Using Open Broadcaster Software with Nicholas Phillips

    • Transcript: Session 14 Videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 16

    Session 15: Demonstration Videos with Intermediate Students

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1: Warm-up and Technique with Amy Glennon

    • Video 2: Introducing a New Piece with Allison Shinnick

    • Video 3: Discussing a New Piece with Arlene Steffen

    • Video 4: Coaching a Piece in Progress with Angela Triandafillou

    • Video 5: Guided Practice in a New Piece with Amy Glennon

    • Video 6: Screen-Sharing for Triads with Angela Triandafillou

    • Music used in demonstration videos

  • 17

    Session 16: Demonstration Videos with Advanced Students

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1: Warm-up and Technique with Charl Louw

    • Video 2: Coaching Artistry, Student Performance, and Teaching with Marvin Blickenstaff

    • Video 3: Guided Practice, Student Performance, and Teaching with Marvin Blickenstaff

    • Video 4: Modifying the Technical Approach with Spencer Myer

    • Music used in demonstration videos

  • 18

    Session 17: Working with Adult Students

    • Session Contents

    • Tip Sheet: "10 Tips for Teaching Adults Online" (PDF)

    • Video 1: Encouraging Adults with Rebecca Bellelo

    • Video 2: Adjusting Your Pace with Chris Madden

    • Video 3: Combining Asynchronous and Synchronous Elements with Jackie Edwards Henry

    • Transcript: Session 17 Videos (PDF)

    • Video References

  • 19

    Session 18: Group Instruction and Elementary Classes

    • Session Contents

    • Reading: "Teaching Group Classes Remotely" by Esther Hayter, Angela Triandafillou Jones, Rebecca Pennington, Allison Shinnick, and Trevor Thornton

    • Video 1: Elementary Ear Training Activity with Amy Glennon and Peter Groch

    • Video 2: Elementary Rhythm Activity with Rebecca Pennington and Trevor Thornton

    • Video 3: Elementary Staff Activity with Amy Glennon

    • Video 4: Elementary Movement Activity with Angela Triandafillou and Peter Groch

    • Music used in demonstration videos

  • 20

    Session 19: More Formats for Group Instruction

    • Session Contents

    • Tip Sheet: "10 Tips for Asynchronous Group Classes"

    • Video 1: Asynchronous Classes with Children with Sara Ernst

    • Video 2: Blended Studio and Masterclasses with João Paulo Casarotti

    • Video Demonstration 1: Intermediate Pre-Recorded Videos with Rebecca Pennington

    • Video Demonstration 2: Intermediate Live Performances with Margie Nelson

    • Video Demonstration 3: Intermediate Ear Training Activity with Margie Nelson

    • Video Demonstration 4: Advanced Informal Peer Recital with Charl Louw

    • Music used in video demonstrations

    • Video References

  • 21

    Session 20: Reimagining Recitals for Online Delivery

    • Session Contents

    • Reading: "Extended Learning Projects" by Shana Kirk

    • Video 1: Platforms for Online Recitals with Sara Ernst, Rebecca Pennington, Anna Beth Rucker, and Leila Viss

    • Video 2: General Tips for Online Recitals with Sara Ernst, Rebecca Pennington, Anna Beth Rucker, and Leila Viss

    • Video 3: Pre-Recorded Live Broadcast with Sara Ernst

    • Video 4: Live Recitals on Video Conferencing Sara Ernst, Rebecca Pennington, Anna Beth Rucker, and Leila Viss

    • Video 5: YouTube Recitals with Leila Viss

    • Video 6: Multimedia Story Recitals with Anna Beth Rucker

    • Video 7: Creative Alternatives with Shana Kirk

    • Video References

    • Exit Survey

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