managing the playlist

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Practice and Retiring as Repertoire Grows

Two Lessons Per Week

One of my new private adult students (she is practicing diligently, LOVES SM, her playlist so far is very strong) wants to switch from having one (half-hour) lesson per week to two (half-hour) lessons weekly (several days apart) because she is eager to make even…

Ideas for playlist review

Hit me with some fun ideas for playlist review! I’ve been trying to set aside the last lesson of the month to really focus on hearing selections from their playlists (I still incorporate some of this each week, but take a bigger chunk of the…

Playlist review lessons

How often do you do a playlist check for all or most of a lesson? I remember somewhere in the training that Neil recommends these pretty often. I use the Popsicle stick idea. We do it 2-3 times a year, but I’m thinking Neil recommended…

Church Song – Foundation 7

Do you require your students to keep Church Song (level 7) alive? This seems to be a hard one to keep alive even for myself. I have had to relearn it many times because of its ‘details’. I have to admit that I have used…

Playlist adherence help

I have two sibling students who are 5 and 7 respectively. They are midway through Foundation 1 and love playing and have no problem practicing. However, they rarely check off their playlist even with encouragement and rewards/consequences from their parent. At lessons it is this…

New idea: Remote Practice Management

I’ve got a question about a potentially new way to manage practicing. We think some of our prospects aren’t signing up for lessons because of the requirement that a parent be present in the lessons. Many parents today are quite busy and often say they…