managing practice

Showing all 7 posts

Practice and Retiring as Repertoire Grows

Nervous at Lesson, Perfect at Home

I’m sensing my own impatience lately with some of my adult students! I also feel like I’ve been getting lots of “I’m nervous” and “it was perfect at home” from them. Maybe it’s just me… I’m not quite sure what’s going on. I’m just feeling…

Requirement Success

Sharing a requirement-based success story. I had a family recently whose two children never practiced consistently since they started. I told parents and children consistently the past week before spring break and week following that it wasn’t a problem, but that it wasn’t going to…

Successful playlist management

If your students are successful in managing their playlists, what do you think you have done to facilitate that? I have had lots of conversations with some students and parents but the conversations don’t seem to work. I understand it is mostly the parents’ job…

Chat – Managing Practice

Kevin M (USA)  Who wants to ask the first question? Nancy L (USA)  how do you get a 17 year old boy who just learned how to drive to practice? Ha! Rhea P (Aus)  Well, I do struggle a bit with getting some kids to…