Here are some words of wisdom for music teachers from one of my new blogging friends, Kristin Phillips at Small Town Music Lessons. I needed this today. Thank you, Kristin!
Teaching has to be organic. If teaching isn’t already a part of your drive, something you desire to spend your days doing, you will burn out. We all have had times we didn’t want to go to work. Often, the reasons vary as much as the personalities between the teachers. Maybe it has been a long week, maybe the parents have requested one too many times to reschedule, or maybe the kids simply won’t practice the assignments you’ve carefully jotted for them to follow… but in the end, do we really enjoy teaching? What drives us?
I have been teaching since I could talk. I used…
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