New SpringTime Assignment Stickers

These Assignment Stickers have a Springtime theme.  The entire sheet may be downloaded, or the individual stickers can be copied and pasted into mailing labels, and printed from your own computer. They are available on the Printable Stickers Page under “Assignment Stickers”.

Review: Weekly “Cool Songs” by Jerald Simon

When I was a child, long before I ever took piano lessons, I used to sit at the piano in my parents’ living room and pound random notes, pretending to be a rock star. Later, when I was a teenager, my parents had a CD…

New Sheet Music: Two Versions of  “Ode to Joy”

There are two new versions of “Ode to Joy” up on the Free Piano Sheet Music page this morning.  The first is a beginner version of the song. It can be downloaded with or without finger numbers under all the notes, depending on how you…

Note Reading Worksheet

Note Reading Worksheet: Match The Notes

There is a fun new note reading worksheet up today on the Printable Theory Worksheets page. The student draws a line from the note to the object that begins with that letter. I hope you enjoy it!

Maternity Leave & Private Music Teachers

There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about whether the US Government should mandate paid maternity leave for working mothers. (I do have an opinion on that, but it’s not within the realm of this blog.) The truth is, as a piano teacher, it doesn’t matter what…

Rhythm Math: Lotsa’ Dots

Today I’ve added another rhythm math worksheet. This one is spring themed and focuses on dotted rhythms. Have your students add the number of beats/half beats together to help the rain cloud water the flowers. Go to the Printable Theory Worksheets Page to download and print…

black and white printable assignment sheet stickers

Black & White Assignment Stickers

These stickers are the black & white version of the  Assignment Stickers for teachers who don’t have access to a color printer or don’t want to spend a lot of money on ink. Each week, place one of these stickers in their music (on top of…