managing shared lessons

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Charging Fees per Level

I will be teaching group lessons through the local Parks and Recreation Department. Since I have to have “sections” I have arranged them by levels running 10 weeks. The students also pay a lump sum for the 10 week session. To figure out the price…

Webinar Series: 09/21/2017 – Piano – Confronting Your Fear of Shared Lessons

In this webinar we discuss some of the real and perceived challenges of teaching shared lessons, as well as the importance of the teacher’s mindset with regard to shared lessons. Topics include: Three Critical Questions (00:00) “Everyone Wants Private Lessons” (04:18) Evolving Shared Lessons (14:49)…

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…

Mismatched students in group

I have two girls who have been with me for a little more than 3 years. They are finishing up level 6. One of the girls is doing relatively well, but the second one is not. She is not keeping up with the assignments, doesn’t…

Number of students in workshop

For workshops, is there a recommended limit to how many students per piano, compared with how many you can have in a typical (non workshop) shared lesson? Somewhere I heard a suggestion of only 2 people per piano in a workshop, but for shared lessons…