ASTA eLearning


ASTA eLearning covers string-related topics including pedagogy, trends, and hot topics for all types of string programs. Find the online options that can best help you, your colleagues, and your staff stay current. Learn from your peers and leaders in the string community.

Upcoming webinars

Free for ASTA members  |  $15 for non-members
Registration is required. Once you register, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.

Thursday, October 22, 2020
5:00-6:00 pm ET

Practical Tips for Teaching Virtual Beginners

Join us for a webinar dedicated to the challenging task of teaching beginning string students online. Topics will include:

  • What to do if your students don't have instruments
  • Tuning instruments
  • Basic technical skills
  • Note reading
  • Assessment
  • Online resources and games

This is a difficult year in many ways, but we're all in this together. With positive ideas and more resources than ever before, we will emerge even stronger as string teachers of the future.

Presenters:

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Free for ASTA members  |  $15 for non-members
Please note: Registration is required. Once you register, a Zoom link will be emailed to you. Registration closes 15 minutes prior to the webinar. A webinar recording will be available for ASTA members.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
5:00-6:00 pm ET

Taking Care of Ourselves as String Teachers and Players During COVID-19 — and Beyond

Virtual teaching (and hybrid teaching!) can take a toll on our health. This webinar will focus on the body — eyes, ears, voice, and musculoskeletal wellness. Discover tips on knowing your body that will help well beyond this pandemic:

  • Learn three daily exercises that will relieve tension, whether teaching in-person or on Zoom
  • Discover five ways to develop body awareness and optimal comfort
  • If you’re teaching (or learning) on Zoom, understand five tips to avoid fatigue
  • Learn ways to make your instrument set-up and your ergonomic environment as healthy as you can

Presenters:

Register
Free for ASTA members  |  $15 for non-members
Please note: 
Registration is required. Once you register, a Zoom link will be emailed to you. Registration closes 15 minutes prior to the webinar. A webinar recording will be available for ASTA members.


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