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Lesson Planning Essentials: Tools for Student Success(from The Beginner Course)

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Course Description

Lesson Planning Essentials: Tools for Student Success offers teachers practical pedagogy for the teaching of beginning piano students, with a special focus on structuring lesson time and preparing home practice.

This is a fully online course comprised of video and written materials from The Beginner Course: Establishing Strong Foundations for Young Pianists, a comprehensive course offered by the Frances Clark Center. The full course is available in self-guided and facilitated versions at https://www.claviercompanion.com/courses

This is is a self-guided micro-course. Reflection questions serve as a way to reflect on the material as well as your own teaching and performing experiences. You will not respond to these questions on the platform, but you may wish to complete the activities for your own personal use.

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Session 1: Structuring Lesson Time (December 3, 2020)
Identify the broad curricular goals for every lesson and how to manage time
8 lessons
1. Lesson with Rebecca Pennington, Part 1
2. Lesson with Rebecca Pennington, Part 2
3. Lesson with Rebecca Pennington, Part 3
4. Transcript of Lesson with Rebecca Pennington (PDF)
5. Lesson Plan by Rebecca Pennington (PDF)
6. Assignment Sheet by Rebecca Pennington (PDF)
7. Lesson Plan for Beginner by Todd Van Kekerix (PDF)
8. Assignment Sheet for Beginner by Todd Van Kekerix (PDF)
Session 2: Preparing Home Practice (December 10, 2020)
Identify strategies for structuring home practice, including creating practice videos
8 lessons
1. Video 1. Demonstration of rote piece by Sara Ernst
2. Video 2. Demonstration of practice steps by Sara Ernst
3. Video 3. Composition assignment by Sara Ernst
4. Video 4. Warm-up by Sara Ernst
5. Video 5. Warm-up by Sara Ernst
6. Practice Steps Level Primer by Angela Triandafillou
7. Practice Steps Early Elementary by Angela Triandafillou
8. Practice Steps Elementary and Late Elementary by Angela Triandafillou
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Students are responsible for maintaining their own devices and internet connection. This course requires the following technical abilities:

● Internet connection (sufficient for video streaming) for accessing the course website

● Navigate the course website, clicking links, and downloading files

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Copyright

All materials in this course are the property of the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy, Piano Teach Learn, unless otherwise indicated. Any use or sharing of this material beyond the scope of this course is prohibited.

Publisher Permissions

Thank you to the following publishers for permission to use their teaching materials in this course:

  • Alfred Music Publishing
  • Faber Piano Adventures
  • FJH Music
  • Piano Safari