Whether you’re starting lessons up in the next week or two or at the beginning of September, now is the time to start gathering ideas for the beginning of the term and get your space in order.
Wendy Steven’s “This or That” Ice Breaker Game would be great for a first group class!
A few years ago, after my friend Christina Whitlock told me how she avoids scheduling madness by doing only group classes in August, I’ve been doing it ever since! (Well, at least the first week or two.)
Hear more about this brilliant idea in Episode 38: Cheers to a Less-Conventional August of the Beyond Measure Podcast.
The first lesson of the year – whether private lessons or group classes – are a great time to focus your entire studio on learning to play Happy Birthday.
My Happy Birthday By Ear teaching resource will give you and your students a tangible guide for learning (and remembering) how to play this popular tune!
Antipasto Salad makes a wonderful summer meal (The Kitchn)
I finally broke down and bought myself a set of really sturdy plastic file folders.
Get them on Amazon. mDesign Plastic File Folder.
I can’t tell you the relief I felt when I was able to organize a lot of items that I had in piles using these.
mDesign Desk Organizer on Amazon.