Something we see time and time again, is that great teachers are lifelong learners. Great teachers never stop trying to better themselves, participating in various forms of professional development and continuing education.
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Today’s podcast is a little different. Paul Myatt and I will shortly be running teacher training events around Australia, so today we’re discussing professional development. We’re talking about why professional development matters for piano teachers, and also generally about our education philosophies.
Paul and I are both big proponents of teaching differently, and we’re bringing you the best discoveries we’ve found from our own continuing education.
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There are a lot of podcasts you could be tuning into today, and I’m grateful that you’ve chosen mine.
Being a full-time teacher myself, I know how busy teachers are and how much time, effort and passion we put into our students. Sometimes, the last thing we want to do in our time off is listen to more piano teaching stuff! So, well done for using this time for self-improvement.
Whether you’re at the gym, on the bike or in the car, I know that you and your students will get lots out of what you learn in the long run. Just make sure you try out some of the ideas before they get lost in the business of your next lessons.
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