The incoveniences of conveniences in education

Parents and teachers very often look for what is “convenient” to them in educating children. Convenience is for example having some music lessons in school, rather than in a studio, having lessons in their own house, rather than in a school. Or some, for example, might think that weekly lessons are a necessity for advanced students. A while ago a parent wrote to me that his daughter was able to receive “lessons” in school, so she would not come to me for the next semester or at least for a while. At first, I couldn’t understand what this parent meant with “lessons”: I thought … Continue reading The incoveniences of conveniences in education