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#1821037 - 01/08/12 05:11 PM Re: very unusual problem [Re: Peter K. Mose]
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Originally Posted By: Peter K. Mose
How much time is allowed for editing?
I think the window of opportunity is only a few hours.
Originally Posted By: Peter K. Mose
And why would an "Edit" box appear under my prior post if there is no longer time available for editing?
I have no idea on that one! But PW is full of little mysteries. smile
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#1821115 - 01/08/12 07:12 PM Re: very unusual problem [Re: pianolady14]
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If this site works like another site I frequent, the edit window can still be open when you click the edit button and start editing, but expire while you're composing your edit.
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#1822444 - 01/11/12 12:01 AM Re: very unusual problem [Re: pianolady14]
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Mum is obviously a "Muggle" (Potter lingo) ...
what I can't fathom is how such inartistic parents bear such remarkable offspring.

But then, as Piano Teacher, one is constantly
aware of the drag of a Muggle on any student's prospect of advancement. Without an encouraging voice on the home front, the path
becomes that much steeper.

Mum should be led away to the stocks should she dare to curb this child's piano lessons.

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#1822564 - 01/11/12 04:07 AM Re: very unusual problem [Re: pianolady14]
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btb, are you a parent yourself? I ask because, if you were, you would know that as a parent there are a million and one things a parent is responsible for toward that child's upbringing, not just to cater for the child's piano needs. If said child is neglecting other things in life such as chores (and times for being a kid?) then isn't it appropriate for the parent to take action? In my child years my parents would target things I enjoyed (going out to play with other kids mostly) normally through 'grounding' me for a day or two.

As for leading the "Muggle" (whatever that is) to the stocks, well......

Sometimes you have to look a little deeper than just through the eyes of a piano teacher. As shocking as it may be to some, there is, actually, more to life than piano.

Neil.
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#1822573 - 01/11/12 05:16 AM Re: very unusual problem [Re: pianolady14]
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I dont usually post here (I'm not a piano teacher)...

Not only can she play piano, but since she "fools around" (transposes, makes up different endings, introductions, etc), I suggest she try composing, as well as continuing playing piano.

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#1822623 - 01/11/12 08:15 AM Re: very unusual problem [Re: pianolady14]
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There is actually another possibility why the mom doesn’t see that her daughter is gifted. Of course this is pure guessing, but it is possible that the mom herself is gifted musically but simply has not had the chance to develop the gift. This is a common pattern, mentioned by experts of gifted education in books on how to parent gifted children, in families where both parents and kids are gifted: whatever the kids can do just doesn’t seem so out of the ordinary in the parents’ eyes. So in some cases a gifted kid is actually appreciated less by her own parents than by “outsiders”.

Sometimes it can take quite a bit of time for a parent to believe that her kid is talented. Maybe after listening to a lot of youtube videos, maybe after going to enough recitals and realizing what “average” kids do… I’d give this mom the benefit of the doubt, especially because she is open-minded enough to discuss with the teacher and change her mind upon new information.

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#1822630 - 01/11/12 08:48 AM Re: very unusual problem [Re: childofparadise2002]
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Someone please define a "muggle"- I can't keep up with all the new words invented in movies today..
(sorry to sideline a bit)
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#1822632 - 01/11/12 08:50 AM Re: very unusual problem [Re: pianolady14]
PianoStudent88 Offline
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A muggle is an ordinary non-wizard person, as compared to the wizards. It's from the Harry Potter series.
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