Keeping Interest- Encouraging Progress through Reward

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The following is a supporting suggestion for the previous posting by Amanda, one of our piano teachers in Cincinnati: A fun thing I find works for my kids and adults of all levels is what I call “Piano Karate Progress Beads.” Here’s how it works: Each kid has to accomplish certain things from lesson to lesson, depending on their level. (Beginners = finished pieces, sitting still through the lesson, focus, etc; Advanced = more concepts, longer pieces being ...

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Keeping the Musical Interest Alive! Part 1

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The following has been written for fellow teachers out there, by one of our piano and woodwinds teachers from the Cincinnati area, Amanda M.
Amanda has worked for Piano Lessons in Your Home for three years. She has been teaching since she was 14 years old, including individual instruction for students ranging from beginners to college students. Amanda led a workshop on this topic for PLIYH teachers in July.

Keeping the Interest Alive!
Part 1

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