Hello, parents and teachers! In this article, I'll share my 7 rules on how to successfully help young children learn to play piano (or any other musical instrument).
In each rule, I'll give a pretty thorough explanation on one specific point so that by the end, you'll understand it from an important new perspective: the child's.
When a rule is expressed in the negative (for example, saying what NOT to do), it will always be followed with what TO DO instead.
Finally, at the heart of each rule, there's an important Core Principle which I'll make sure to emphasize so that the spirit of the rule is clear enough to apply elsewhere.
Ready to start? Let's dive in!
The principle behind Rule #1 is "The brain that does the THINKING does the LEARNING." (Write this one down!)
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