Teaching Tactic #17

Teaching Tactic #17

Another Tuesday means another Teaching Tactic here at 4D Piano!  Today’s tip is to simplify your language.  This is something that really sunk in with me when I first started ballet as a brand new beginner (read more about that here). Ballet is so totally new to...
Tuesday Teaching Tactic #15

Tuesday Teaching Tactic #15

  Welcome back for another Tuesday teaching tactic. Today we want to ask you to think about your last five or ten lessons taught. Think about the activities and pieces you covered… How often did you get off the bench? Did you play a game on the floor? Pull out...
Tuesday Teaching Tactic #14

Tuesday Teaching Tactic #14

Today’s teaching tactic is Breathe. As I considered what to share today, I decided on one word – Breathe. Then I thought of several ways to apply it in my daily teaching.  Here are the applications for this word I came up with: 1. Is your student...
Adult RMM Lessons – Part 6

Adult RMM Lessons – Part 6

(To catch up on this series, see Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5) What would adult students say is their favorite thing about lessons?  Here’s what these students told me: I love how Ginger ends that, “it makes me proud!” It’s amazing that now she can be...