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Remembering Compositions

Below is an email from a parent. Any advice on strategies I could suggest? This student has been with me for about 6 months. He is in first grade and is moving through Foundation pieces at a just-under-average pace. I have noticed memory is an…

The Four Tendencies

In the last few months Gretchen Rubin’s book “The Four Tendencies” was referred to me – I have found it super insightful wrt understanding both myself, and students. Here’s a link to a brief summary – reminder that one size doesn’t always fit all when…

Webinar Series: 07/12/2017 – Piano – Teaching Shared Lessons

In this webinar Neil talks about teaching Shared Lessons, including some teachers’ perceived challenges, as well as the many benefits. Topics include: Students Progressing at Different Rates in Shared Lessons (00:16) Understanding & Communicating Benefits of Shared Lessons (02:24) Parental Involvement in Lessons (10:49) Ideal…

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…