Optimising Audio Settings in Zoom

The quality of sound in online lessons is often a source of frustration to music teachers. There are several factors involved in audio quality, some of which you can control and others you cannot. Internet speed The speed of your internet (and that of your student) is an extremely important factor and there are limits to how much you can do about this. If you live in an area where the internet speed is poor, these things may help: Try to have the modem in the room where you are teaching Plug your computer into the modem via an ethernet cable rather than using Wi-Fi If this is not possible, you may need to purchase a Wi-Fi booster. Sometimes it is possible to use an ethernet cable plugged int

Webinar and Workshop: Zoom – Beyond the Basics. Sunday 24th May

In mid-March, instrumental teachers all around the world had to come to terms with teaching online, without almost no lead time to prepare themselves for such a major change. As some regions prepare to start easing lock-down restrictions, some teachers will be anxious to resume in-person lessons, but others may choose to continue teaching at least some of their students online. Reasons for continuing online teaching are no doubt varied. I can see them becoming the norm for all teachers when a student or the teacher is unwell, removing the need for a make-up lesson in cases where the student or teacher are well enough for a lesson, but fear they may be infectious. Students who have to travel

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