Microcourses are bite-sized, deep, intensive dives into specific topics such as inclusive teaching, Classical sonatinas, teaching adults, performance anxiety, and more! Microcourses feature 3-4 sessions of engaging video content, readings, and reflection activities. Each course takes around 5 hours to complete. Course access is provided for one year from date of enrollment.
Microcourse: Teaching Jazz at the Piano
Offers teachers practical pedagogy around basic elements of teaching jazz.
Microcourse: Inclusive Teaching at the Piano
An introductory four-module series on teaching students with special needs.
Microcourse: Teaching Adult Piano
Provides insights and practical advice for teaching piano to adults.
Microcourse: Performance Anxiety Management: How to Prepare for Your Best Performance
Offers insights into mindfulness, stage fright, and positive self-talk.
Microcourse: Developing Musical Skills in Young Pianists: Ideas from Music Learning Theory (from The Beginner Course)
Teaching music to young pianists with focus on the principles of Edwin Gordon.
Microcourse: Harnessing the Power of the Team: Teacher, Child, and Parent in Beginning Piano Study (from The Beginner Course)
Insight on the roles of teacher, parent, and child in beginning piano study.
Microcourse: Lesson Planning Essentials: Tools for Student Success (from The Beginner Course)
Practical pedagogy for structuring lesson time and preparing home practice.
Microcourse: Rhythm and Movement in Beginning Piano Study (from The Beginner Course)
Rhythm and movement activities for beginning piano students.
Microcourse: Teaching Elementary Technique and Music Reading at the Piano (from The Beginner Course)
Pedagogy for teaching technique and music reading to beginning pianists.
Microcourse: Teaching Exemplary Performance (from The Beginner Course)
Strategies for teaching successful performance skills to beginning pianists.
Microcourse: Teaching Improvisation and Composition (from The Beginner Course)
Pedagogy for teaching improvisation and composition to beginning pianists.
Microcourse: Teaching Musical Concepts (from The Beginner Course)
Practical pedagogy for the development of confident beginning music learners.