How the teacher can protect themselves from unruly pupils

André said: Mar 16, 2013
André Gomes AugensteinViolin, Suzuki in the Schools
55 posts

Some students take violin lessons just because parents want
Thank´s
André Gomes Augenstein
Violin Teacher(ISA/95)(SAA/2012)

Violin Student(International Suzuki Association) in Germany 1987
Violin teacher (International Suzuki Association) in Dublin 1995

MaryLou Roberts said: Mar 17, 2013
MaryLou RobertsTeacher Trainer
Institute Director
Suzuki Association Member
Guitar
Ann Arbor, MI
245 posts

Can you give more information? What was the first contact like, the first lesson, the age of the child, etc. Thanks!

André said: Mar 17, 2013
André Gomes AugensteinViolin, Suzuki in the Schools
55 posts

Good 15 year old (1990)began teaching violin lesson at home
an at the age of 20 years(1995),went to Ireland(Dublin),take the course for teachers
Suzuki .In 1993 i made the admission test OSSCA ,Symphony Orchestra of Santa Catarina,
and from 1995 to be spent this Orchestra Violin Instructor using the Suzuki Method,
which i graduate in 1995 as a violin teacher,and then i had several students and some were messy and the extremes were in my class ,just because the parents wanted,and had around 12 to 16 years old…

Violin Student(International Suzuki Association) in Germany 1987
Violin teacher (International Suzuki Association) in Dublin 1995

Gretchen said: Mar 18, 2013
Gretchen Lee
Suzuki Association Member
Violin, Viola
State College, PA
28 posts

Puede escribir in espanol? Es posible que sera mas facil. Yo se que a veces, es mas facil para usar lengua nativa. Lo siento si espanol no es la lengua correcta!

André said: Mar 18, 2013
André Gomes AugensteinViolin, Suzuki in the Schools
55 posts

i´m sorry ,but if i have to write ,write in Brazilian Portuguese and not spanish,because
i´m Brazilian. And not a country colonized by the spaniards.
I believe that despite my difficulty writing in english , it is possible the insight and understanding of what i write,and who is the director knows very well what i´m describing.
André Gomes “Augenstein”
VIOLIN TEACHER(ISA/95)(SAA/2012)
Professional Musician

Violin Student(International Suzuki Association) in Germany 1987
Violin teacher (International Suzuki Association) in Dublin 1995

Ruth Priscila Menesses Guevara said: Mar 19, 2013
Ruth Priscila Menesses Guevara
Suzuki Association Member
Violin, Piano, Cello
Veracruz, VER, Mexico
2 posts

Hola!!!! puedes escribirlo en portugués???? Mi idioma es el español pero el portugués lo entiendo muy bien!!!

Gracias!!!

Priss Menesses
Suzukids Veracruz

André said: Mar 19, 2013
André Gomes AugensteinViolin, Suzuki in the Schools
55 posts

Em 1990 começei á dar aulas de violino particulares á domicílio,e em 1993 fiz teste de admissão para a Orquestra SinFônica de Santa Catarina(OSSCA),fui aprovado para os 2ºViolinos,sendo que no ano seguinte(1994) fui promovido à 1ºViolino da OSSCA.
Em 1995 fiz o curso de violino do método Suzuki para professores na Irlanda Dublin,tornando-me assim apto para lecionar o método de violino Suzuki.
Em 1996 fiz o Curso de violino do método Suzuki para professores no Brasil(Florianópolis/SC) com o Teacher Trainer Yasuki Nakamura.
Tornado-me assim mais apto ainda para lecionar este Método,ao qual utilizei como Intrutor de Violino do projeto Ossca Instrumental em 1995.
por alguma razão em 1997 tive problemas de saúde devido ao meu grande esforço nos estudos e dedicação para a Orquestra Sinfônica de Santa Catarina,mesmo apesar disto
tornei-me Spalla desta Orquestra(OSSCA) no de 2000,participando como Spalla desta Orquestra(OSSCA) em sua primeira turnê pelo estado de Santa catarina.
quanto aos meus alunos,a maioria eram bagunceiros e não queriam nada com nada,só estavam na aula porque os pais queriam….
André Gomes “Augenstein”
Violin Teacher(ISA)95 Dublin

Violin Student(International Suzuki Association) in Germany 1987
Violin teacher (International Suzuki Association) in Dublin 1995

Rodrigo Pessoa said: Mar 19, 2013
Rodrigo PessoaCello
Albuquerque, NM
4 posts

Olá André,

Não sei a idade dos seus alunos, mas se tiverem entre 4 e 7 anos, por exemplo, tomemos como princípio que eles não gostem de fazer outras coisas também, como: tomar banho quando solicitados, desligar a televisão, ir pra cama dormir, fazer a tarefa das escola…etc.

A questão seria então a disciplina mesmo.

Em relação às aulas, eu tive algumas experiências com alunos “bagunceiros”. Nenhuma criança resiste a uma aula de música divertida/prazerosa e, se eles forem muito ativos, use e abuse de atividades que envolvam movimentos corporais por exemplo. Faça pouca coisa envolvendo técnica e atividades estáticas, mas com o tempo vá dosando, enquanto trabalha com eles essa disciplina postural, necessárias para tocar um violino.

Existem várias atividades que trabalham essas habilidades nos alunos de maneira divertida e desafiadora, por exemplo: para o aluno manter o violino no posicionamento correto, o professor pode usar uma ampulheta e pedir ao aluno que sustente o instrumento durante aquele tempo determinado.

Abraços,

Rodrigo

Kiyoko said: Mar 19, 2013
 84 posts

Andre

Do you prefer to teach music to children or adults?

Many children do what their parents tell them. Some parents require their children to learn a music instrument.

Some children are unruly, some are extreme, but they can all be taught. A core principle of the Suzuki Method.

Maybe the parents have reasons they want their kids to learn violin from you. Ask the parents why. Then help the children understand why their parents believe it is important for them to learn violin from you. For children who are too young to understand, you may have to tell stories, and play games. For 12 to 16 year olds, maybe try activities with small groups in class. Try mixing in music from your country. Try the practice lessons you liked when you were 12 years old. Try asking what others here do with 12 to 16 year old students in the Teacher’s Corner of this web site and write about your classes.

Best wishes

André said: Mar 20, 2013
André Gomes AugensteinViolin, Suzuki in the Schools
55 posts

Muito obrigado Rodrigo Pessoa e Kiyoko,são dicas muito importantes e valiosas para mim.
Thank´s for all,
André Gomes “Augenstein”
Violin Teacher(ISA/95-Dublin)
Professional Musician

Violin Student(International Suzuki Association) in Germany 1987
Violin teacher (International Suzuki Association) in Dublin 1995

Barb said: Mar 20, 2013
Barb Ennis
Suzuki Association Member
Cello
678 posts

Rodrigo,
I love your hourglass timer!

Barb
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