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Different Development Levels

Any advice for grouping students who are in different Development levels? Can this be done, and if so, what does a typical lesson look like? Or, how do I teach the lesson in such a way that gives the most value to the students even…

Parent Complaint about Group Lessons

For those of you who teach mostly in groups, how have you addressed complaints from parents about group lessons and the student to teacher ratio? (Meaning they feel their child isn’t getting enough ‘piano time’ in their new group lesson)? I teach mostly small groups.…

Siblings learning at different paces

I have a group of home schooled students. Three are siblings. The oldest one catches on much quicker, and the youngest one struggles, especially with blues pieces. There is one other student in that group from a different family. If they were all different families,…

Differences in practice habits in group

A group of three students: The first one does everything I assign beautifully. The second one (the fastest learner of the three) only practices 1/2 of the assigned items, but beautifully. The third one does 1/3 of what I assign but not so beautifully because…

Students progressing at different paces

In my first ever shared lesson group (all adults), I am realizing that two of the students are learning considerably faster than the other, although the other one is very enthusiastic and practices a lot. I have slowed the pace of the class down and…