Achieve more in less time by using teaching resources that help your students think smarter.  Smart String Teacher publications are created in order to promote independence in your students.  Use these books and teaching resources to guide them through new skills, or let them explore new concepts at their own pace.  See how easy they are to use and help your students think smarter today!

 

Smart String Teacher Publications

Smart Scales for Strings

Smart Scales for Strings simplifies how we teach and learn scales for Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass.  It makes scales so easy, it practically teaches itself!  It is perfect for both the classroom and private teaching and is all … Read More

Smart Bowing Exercises for Strings

Have your students ever wondered why they should practice their scales, and what this has to do with mastering their instruments? Well, Smart Bowing Exercises for Strings will give them over 100 reasons why! This truly unique resource has well-organized … Read More

First Position Fingering Charts for Beginner Strings

Start your beginner strings playing in different keys right away with these easy-to-read first position fingering charts!  Fingering charts help students easily understand and memorize fingering for different keys, and should be an essential part of any strings classroom. Whether … Read More

Note-Reading for Strings Handout and Worksheets

This handy reference for note-reading on violin, viola, cello and bass is great to have to reinforce music-reading skills. Download it for free, or purchase it along with the worksheets. Worksheets help reinforce note-reading and fingering on all strings, and … Read More

Smart Fingering Charts for Strings

Smart String Teacher’s Smart Fingering Charts for Strings is a must-have for your intermediate to advanced violin, viola, cello or bass students, and yourself!  A good set of fingering charts should be an essential part of a string player’s resources.  … Read More

Smart Fiddle Tunes for Strings

Looking for fiddle tunes to teach the class?  Need tunes transposed for viola, cello and bass? Did you know that there are many, many skills you can teach through fiddle tunes?  Read about all the great reasons to teach fiddle … Read More

 

 

 

Posters

A Mnemonic for Memorizing the Major Keys

Great for the studio or the classroom, this poster makes the major keys easy to memorize! Posters are in high quality PDF format and can be sent to your local copy shop for printing. Bundle includes three different sizes, 18″x24″, … Read More

Magic Formulas for Teaching Dynamics

  Have trouble getting your groups to play dynamics effectively?  Use these magic formulas and you will get instant results!  Read more about teaching dynamics below.  Meanwhile, purchase this poster for your music classroom! Posters are in high quality PDF … Read More

Check your bow! – Posters & Handouts

Tightening and Loosening the Bow Properly…. Tired of bows that are too tight and students who forget to loosen their bows?  These posters and handouts are great for teaching beginners, and will give your students a visual reminder every time … Read More