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36 replies, 18 voices Last updated by  Eliza Jane Fyfe 3 years, 3 months ago
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  • #1530

    Matthew Rusk
    Keymaster

    Hello and welcome to the mgrmusic.com Community. My name’s Matthew and it is fantastic to have join this group of teachers who are located right across the UK, as well as beyond. Teachers who are able to tutor a huge array of different music instruments, to students of all ages and abilities.

    It is a group that I would love you to be able to share ideas of best practice, so for example what to do about lesson cancellations and other challenges that all music teachers ultimately face, as well as maybe resources, articles and videos that other music teachers might find interesting.

    Feel free to comment below to introduce yourself to the group, perhaps where you come from and the instruments that you teach. Ultimately, get involved with the community – reach out to fellow music teachers to let them know the problems that maybe you face within your music tuition business and offer support and advice to other music teachers who perhaps ask those questions.

    If you are interested in contacting me directly with any problems or anything that you want to raise within the group, feel free just to message the group directly ([email protected]).

    Ultimately, I really hope you enjoy this community and get to know other music teachers in what can be quiet an isolated profession – in the sense that may of us teach privately at home and obviously engage heavily with our students, but find it quite hard to reach out to other music teachers both within our city and beyond. I think there is real value in being able to connect – often other teachers have the same challenges that we face, so being able to gain that peer support I think has huge value for one another.

    Thanks for listening and I look forward to chatting with you more on the platform!

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  • #4383

    Wes Bond
    Participant
    @Wes_Bond
    Points: 0

    Damn…

    #4382

    Kat Hunter
    Participant
    @Kat_Hunter
    Points: 5

    Eliza, how are you already on more than 30 points? You’re like blitzing this paladin +100 health style!

    Love the gamification, Matthew! Awesome.

    #4381

    Kat Hunter
    Participant
    @Kat_Hunter
    Points: 5

    How do you get the level 1 banner?

    #4366

    Matthew Rusk
    Keymaster
    @Matthew-Rusk

    Hi Kat,

    Glad you like the gamification of the forum, Master Teacher Level 1 badge is award for teachers who post 3 replies in forums (since I have introduced it, so there will be a small number of cases where teachers have replied three times but haven’t won the badge yet). More details about Master Teacher badges can be found Master Teacher Points & Badges Post where I will post the info about the different badges and how to win them 🙂

    #4365

    Wes Bond
    Participant
    @Wes_Bond
    Points: 0

    Which theoretically means if I reply now… I become level 1 😛

    #4364

    Matthew Rusk
    Keymaster
    @Matthew-Rusk

    Congratulations Wes – thankfully the badges system is working and you are up to Master Teacher Level 1!

    #4363

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
    Participant
    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    I have this many points because I have too much time on my hands. Which makes no sense as these have been the busiest 2 weeks of the year! Maybe it’s my escape!

    #4391

    Eliza Jane Fyfe
    Participant
    @Eliza-Fyfe
    Points: 90

    I should warn you all at this point of my highly competitive side.. will try not to just turn into a spammer!

    Sounds great Matthew. I would suggest making a video game of us all. With a bad guy… which would be your typical non-paying flake of a student.

    #3895

    Leigh Fuge
    Participant
    @Leigh_Fuge
    Points: 19

    Hey all,

    I’m a little slow joining the forum party! But I’ve been working with MGR since July last year. I’m based in South Wales working as a guitar teacher.

    It’s great to see a platform where we can interact. I’m also an RGT registered guitar tutor, RGT offer a great interaction based platform in the way of various conferences (For a nice fee of course!), so having somewhere to come and share stories and tips with other teachers is fantastic! I look forward to getting to know you all more 🙂

    Thanks,
    Leigh

    #3894

    Jonny Black
    Participant
    @Jonny_Black
    Points: 39

    Matthew – this is excellent. really easy to use and going to be so helpful.

    I’m Jonny, singing teacher in Manchester where business is booming. Look forward to sharing ideas and thoughts on here.

    I’m a little late but better late than never and I need to get my points up! (want a badge!)

    #3857

    Jake South
    Participant
    @Jake_South
    Points: 15

    Bonjour Everyone,

    I’m also a little late to the party. I’m Jake, the guitar teacher in Bath.

    Look forward to working with some of you on the MGR Christmas album 🙂

    #3856

    Sarah Clayton
    Participant
    @Sarah_Clayton
    Points: 0

    Hi

    I’m Sarah the Bath vocal coach 🙂

    Can someone tell me what the Lesson Resources is? I have clicked on the link and there is just one post there at the moment?

    Matt?

    #3855

    Matthew Rusk
    Keymaster
    @Matthew-Rusk

    @Sarah, thanks for the question 🙂 the “Lesson Resources” part of the website was inspired by other websites that create shared community resources. Essentially it is a place where teachers can create lesson resources, write articles in a collaborative way (enabling other teachers to comment and review the content included) or simply add lesson notes that they wished to access themselves. I wasn’t sure it would be something of interest or not – would love some honest opinions on whether having a place to upload / engage about resources would be a welcome addition to the website or just a dead space that only 1 or 2 will use. Thoughts? 🙂

    #3808

    Gael Cabado Barreno
    Participant
    @Gael_Cabado_Barreno
    Points: 0

    Hi everyone,

    This is looking great! I am Gael,guitar teacher in London. 🙂

    #3778

    Lewis Leeming
    Participant
    @Lewis_Leeming
    Points: 0

    Hello fellow shamans of music teaching, I’m one of the late arrivals! Lewis Leeming, teaching guitar in York.

    What a fantastic endeavour!

    #3471

    James Barnett
    Participant
    @James_Barnett
    Points: 16

    Hi Everyone,

    I’m James, the piano teacher in Sheffield. I hope everyone is good today and that your week’s lessons are progressing nicely 🙂

    Looking forward to getting involved in the forum and also getting to know some of you

    James

    #3190

    Alan Richardson
    Participant
    @Alan_Richardson
    Points: 27

    Apologies for not introducing myself earlier. My name is Alan and I am a guitar teacher based in Sunderland.

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