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#27999 - 08/30/04 04:08 PM Re: Adult Student Dilemna- HELP!
Jalapeņa Offline
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Registered: 02/20/03
Posts: 1143
Loc: New Mexico
I chose not to teach adults. I don't think it's wrong to teach only the ages that you feel most comfortable with. I personally work best with children, and that's my specialty.

I know teachers who prefer to teach adults but not children. To each his/her own. I say let each teacher decide for himself/herself which ages he/she prefers to work with.

Also, I wish to point out that when I lived in TX, I received a few calls from men who supposedly wanted to take piano lessons, but the way they talked made me feel very uncomfortable. Since I was home alone most of the time, I didn't even want to let them know where I lived, much less let them in my house! I followed my gut instinct, because my gut instinct is usually not wrong.

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#28000 - 08/30/04 10:30 PM Re: Adult Student Dilemna- HELP!
Susan Offline
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Registered: 01/03/01
Posts: 2168
Loc: Texas
I, also, have a policy not to teach adult males. It's a safety thing.
I have had very good experiences with female adults and it has been very rewarding. The secret is to have the same standards as you do for children.

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