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When To Move Ahead

I have been teaching an 8 year old for 4 months. He’s a really bright kid and generally picks things up pretty quickly. We are just finishing up Chester and I’d like to begin Ode to Joy this week. The reason I haven’t moved ahead…

Teaching a 5 year old

Keywords: 5 year olds, groups, private I’m a new teacher in Medina Ohio, currently with 3 students and about to add 2 more. It’s already been interesting due to the varying ages and experience: I have a sister and brother (10 and 8 years old)…

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.…

MAC Program Progression

I posted about the MAC program to someone looking for piano exposure for some younger homeschooling kids in a facebook group I am in. She is now asking me more and I’m not sure how to respond since I haven’t actually been through the whole…

Managing students with different levels of experience

I’m potentially facing first experience of students with drastically different levels of experience and ability in the same class together and I’d like to ask for some advice from teachers who’ve been through this before. I realize that I could get many different responses to…

Sibling Rivalry

I have two brothers, 2 years apart. The older one has been in lessons longer & is in L. 6. The younger just getting ready to graduate from L. 3. The problem is that everything the younger one learns has already been done before &…