Robin Keehn

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Employ a Simply Music Teacher

I am interested that you have an employee teacher. I am wondering how this works.. I am a brand new SM teacher, but yesterday another music friend (who I actually used to have a business partnership with running preschool music classes) mentioned to me that…

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…

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…

Sharing Materials

How would you handle this situation: neighbor (parent 2) of a current student (parent 1) was interested in SM; current student parent 1 shares account info just to give the parent 2 neighbor an idea of what the digital materials are like etc. parent 2…

Value of “easy” TFMM songs

I have an adult, private student who came to me already reading. She is near the end of Foundation Level 6, has completed Reading Rhythm and Reading Notes, and is working her way through Read n Play. I’m realizing I’ve procrastinated on introducing Time for…

Bringing potential students to FIS

I’m having an FIS tomorrow with a few parents and they asked if they should bring their potential students with them. I said yes, but I’m wondering what you all do. I thought it would be good for the kids to hear, but maybe it…