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#2079913 - 05/09/13 04:13 PM Re: frustration [Re: ten left thumbs]
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Patience, I did the index card-plan with offender #1 today and it worked brilliantly. She was cooperative as anything when she knew the game would be at the end. She still footered a lot with the footstool, so I had to take it away, then when she was uncomfortable, I gave it back and it stayed on the ground. smile
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#2080411 - 05/10/13 04:00 PM Re: frustration [Re: ten left thumbs]
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Yeah! I'm so glad it worked out for you!

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#2081802 - 05/13/13 09:57 AM Re: frustration [Re: ten left thumbs]
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No, I never show frustration. There must be patience in learning as well as patience in teaching. I can't create a genius at the piano but I do believe I can inspire a student to play for a lifetime.

I think students are very creative. Possibly you might have a moment during a lesson where the student can create a 'new idea'. For an example.... I like practicing difficult passages backwards.....ok, I mean of course, small segments.

I have thought of using various card approaches for years. Hopefully I'll come up with something I like.

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