Attention to all piano or music teachers out there! This post is definitely for you; it aims to provide you with lots of practical and useful tips on effective piano teaching. Read on and see what it takes to be a motivated piano teacher who can truly inspire his or her students to learn classical piano pieces. It has been said that a good learning environment and a group of participative, attentive and enthusiast students of music certainly begin with a highly motivated piano teacher. Your level of motivation greatly affects your students’ levels of interest and enthusiasm. Remember that learning takes two to tango. It has to be a mutual process and since your students look up to you, you need to always be at your best – organized, focused, dedicated and motivated.
Just like any educators out there, a piano teacher is expected to be enthusiastic in many different ways. His being energetic, versatile and organized can be appreciated by your students. They would surely take those traits as your strengths and be able to evaluate you positively. An organized music teacher always plans ahead of time and carries with him or with her lots of activities that the class would enjoy and participate into. Creativity and humor work best in music and piano teaching. As their music teacher, you have to see to it that you always come to class with creative and innovative piano teaching resources and other classroom activities. Whether the activity is an indoor or an outdoor endeavor, it is important that they learn a lot from it as much as they enjoy and have fun. Integrating technology into the learning process has been proven to be very effective in motivating students of different ages and races and can be scaled based on how familiar they might be with technology.