Category: Teacher Atlas
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Ramping Up Creative Improv

Does Creative Improv evoke the image of playful, creative engagement? Perhaps in spirited play with fellow musicians or as you privately explore and express your own “voice.” Or, does improvisation evoke mild panic—“not learned here, I don’t do that, not my thing,” and, “Where’s the score?” Let’s for a moment set aside our own history […]

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Starting Young Beginners Remotely

Many of us have encountered a year of “firsts” in our piano teaching — the sudden switch to online teaching, our first virtual recital, and perhaps a few online festivals and adjudications. One of the last frontiers of “firsts” for some teachers may be starting a young beginner online. In the early days of the […]

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Watch a Video Demonstration of our Disney KIT

A warm, lighthearted attitude AND music that speaks to the student’s interest! These can dissolve even challenging concepts and passages. Watch student Serena’s eyes light up in this teaching demonstration by Theresa Cheng. She is using sharable slides from the Disney KIT, a simple but powerful digital bundle for the nine songs of PreTime Disney. […]

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Welcome Spring and New Updates in the Teacher Atlas

Whether you’re teaching in-person, remotely, or a bit of both, we are committed to making the Teacher Atlas an optimal tool for Piano Adventures users. Today we are pleased to share these important updates for teachers and students, including the new Disney KIT, annotation tools, and Teacher Groups. Disney KIT “KIT” refers to Keyboard Interactive […]

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A Bounty of Additions in the Teacher Atlas

We’ve been busy adding books and resources to the Teacher Atlas. It’s time for an update, so get comfortable. And as always, we invite you to submit questions, comments, and suggestions below. Interactive Elementary Flashcards The Piano Adventures Flashcards present a single note followed by two short sightreading exercises—all on the same card! This combination […]

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Watch the walk-through video and get more from the Teacher Atlas

Curious about how the Atlas can help your online teaching even if you already have a library of books in print? Want to get more from your current subscription, including faster navigation and coordinating screen share while video conferencing? Join Landon Baumgard on an informal walk-through full of convenient tips and tricks. Learn how to […]

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The Week of Technique

This week’s Atlas release offers a dynamic duo of print and video for teaching piano technique. In print, we are pleased to offer the innovative Piano Adventures Scale and Chord Books for elementary, intermediate, and advanced students. More than just a technical reference, these books give important musical meaning to the practice of scales, chords, […]

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New Atlas Offerings—Music from China and the Faber Studio Collection

Get ready! This new Atlas release offers a melting pot of music from around the world, styles from across the musical periods, and distinct sounds—major, minor, and modal. Discover the exciting, dramatic, and poignant sounds of China in this carefully-graded 6-book Music from China series. Offered in the PreTime® to BigTime® Piano Library, students will […]