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Skype and other online learning options are increasingly attractive for people who are comfortable with communicating via computer, and especially for people who have few local learning choices.

For music teachers, working online presents some special challenges.  Here are some tips.  If you’ve tried Skype teaching or learning, please contribute your thoughts as well.  In my next post I will discuss ways to work with students online in real time, without the delay of Skype!

Let’s take a look at setting up for a Skype lesson, verbal skills, visual and sound issues, online materials and what to do in the case of technical difficulties.

Set up.  From the college of hard knocks, here are a few tips on preparing for a Skype lesson.   [···]

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