Hand Position

Taught my first piano lesson today.  The hardest part is hand position.  Especially since I learned piano so long ago, I was struggling to find out how to explain something that comes very naturally to me.  Glad to have found this explanation, with a specific comment about spiders!  Nice.

Also I’ve been scouring the internet for some resources for teaching a beginning student and found some useful things:

Tips and traits of successful teachers:

http://www.thecuriouspianoteacher.org/home/where-do-i-start-five-tips-for-the-new-piano-teacher

http://pianoeducation.org/pnottsuc.html

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