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Healthy Studio in Cold and Flu Season

I am thinking of having masks available in my studio as this year I had 3 bouts of cold etc. caught from students coughing directly at me. Do you think a mask would frighten them? I would only wear it if someone was coughing and…

Employing Teachers

I’m keen to hear how the employing situation works. I live near two major regional centers (Newcastle and the Central Coast) and I don’t believe there are any SM teachers in either area at this point in time. So I’ve been wondering about the possibility…

All Inclusive Tuition

Alex (Thai), Stephanie, and I opened our combined commercial studio in March. So far, so good! We’re still working together and Thai doesn’t have too many white hairs yet. We recently started a discussion about switching to an “all inclusive” tuition package, where we would…

Advice Needed Regarding Late Fees

I offered a reduced Summer schedule which many of my lessons took advantage of, paying for one month of lessons but spreading them over July and August. Payment was due at the end of June as usual. One parent in one reduced schedule group hadn’t…

Workshops & Living Social Opportunities

Dear Teachers, As many of you may know, there are new marketing opportunities that we can engage in that cost us nothing, are without risk, and give us potentially significant exposure as an organization. I am specifically talking about Groupon and Living Social, the new…

Arrangement Copyright and How It Applies To Public Domain Pieces

Hi all, here is a very important message. As more and more pieces come into Public Domain, we see an emerging number of new arrangements of those pieces being made available. I want to make very clear what Simply Music’s position is regarding Copyright as…

Keeping Track Materials and Streams

I have been teaching for a year and a half now very part time with 12
students and I am just preparing for the new year with learning level
5 etc. I am wondering if it is normal at this stage to feel a little
swamped about how…

Teaching In Schools – Australia 

I have many requests now for letters to approach schools so I thought it easier to post them all. Please contact Marg Green if you would like her to send you a copy – At the end of this Q&A are the following docs: 1)…

Receipts

[question author="Joan H.,  Canada"] Greetings all – how do you provide receipts to students?  ie. to all, or by request only? 2ndly, is there any suggested format or type of receipt protocol to be aware of to use?  If you use a soft copy format,…

Dry Erase Boards

We gave out Dry Erase Boards at the Symposium and some of you have been inquiring about them. They are great for PAS and Reading Rhythm. Here’s where I got them: http://www.amazon.com/NEOPlex-Student-Laptop-Erase-Marker/dp/B001EW9I4W/ref=sr_1_sc_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1328508762&sr=8-4-spell In the meantime while someone sources an Australian version, an idea I have…