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Teaching on the sly

Music teaching n00b filter. I now have a tablet with ear training software I use in lessons and discovered the kids quite automatically pick up terms like "minor second" which I hadn't dreamt about teaching them yet. Just as they're in the app. Then when they're stuck on a melody on their instrument I say "go up a minor second here" and it works. Holy interval, batman! What are similar ways you use to teach musical concepts without being all obvious about it? Would it be correct to classify this as active/experiental learning and what are your favourite resources? [more inside]
posted by yoHighness on Sep 11, 2014 - 2 answers

How to get started in freelance technical training

My day job involves teaching a particular subject to people working in a particular field at a large university. How can I get started doing the same thing on a freelance basis? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 3, 2013 - 1 answer

How to train a dog to come, stay, and heel on command?

I want to train my dog to stay, come, and heel (or, "come in closer, but you don't have to come right up to me"). How do I do this? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Sep 24, 2012 - 12 answers

Please help brainstorming a new and better paying career.

Please help brainstorming a new and better paying career. [more inside]
posted by Meatbomb on Mar 21, 2012 - 7 answers

What's the difference between a ski lesson and a puppy class?

To what extent is it useful to apply dog training techniques to teaching people? [more inside]
posted by emilyw on Feb 27, 2012 - 22 answers

Suggestion for information designers to train?

Any recommendations for information designers or visualizers to do trainings for the large research company for which I work? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 31, 2012 - 1 answer

Give me your education mentoring hacks.

Hope me be the best master teacher/mentor to a student teacher. [more inside]
posted by guster4lovers on Oct 29, 2011 - 14 answers

At least it's not a High Anti-Oxidant Meal Replacement Cookie.

I have an 'opportunity' to get training in a business that has the slight whiff of MLM, but seems to have some legit parts too. Should I give it a shot? [more inside]
posted by Lot's ex-girlfriend on Oct 25, 2011 - 13 answers

I want to teach live, online classes

Is it cost-effective (affordable) for a single person to conduct online video training? [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Sep 8, 2011 - 3 answers

Help me teach him to fish - er - Flash.

I've been volunteered to teach an artist at another one of our locations Flash tomorrow. I'm self-taught, and not a teacher. How can I ensure he leaves here with a little bit of knowledge? [more inside]
posted by ladygypsy on Nov 15, 2010 - 4 answers

Learn to be a Facilitator! Be a Licensed PractitionerTM Now!

Barbara Sher has a kit that guides you into running your own Success Teams. Vixen Noir is about to train facilitators for her erotic performance art course. I was a Trainee at a women's circus here last year, and at one point there was an opportunity to learn how to facilitate a certain style of hooping classes. What other packages and classes are there that train you to be a facilitator/teacher of a certain style? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 1, 2010 - 4 answers

Yoga teacher training programs, possibly compatible with Bikram yoga?

What are some yoga training programs or traditions that might be compatible with the Bikram yoga teacher training I've already done? I'd like to be able to teach classes beyond the 26-postures-2-breathing-exercises, and I'd also like to be able to teach a style of yoga that isn't as highly regulated in terms of restricting where/what you can teach. [more inside]
posted by erigeneia on Apr 1, 2009 - 3 answers

Those who can't do... teach online.

I would like to teach one-on-one computer classes from home (over the Internet). What's the state-of-the-art re: live screen casting? [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Feb 23, 2009 - 13 answers

Breaking into Performance Art

How do I get into performance art? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 28, 2008 - 15 answers

Books on being the best trainer ever (it's that easy, right?)

Know of any books that can improve my training style? [more inside]
posted by lagreen on Jan 25, 2008 - 3 answers

Don't Smile 'Til Christmas

I'm going to be teaching less-than-enthusiastic students; help me keep their respect and attention. [more inside]
posted by AmbroseChapel on Jan 20, 2008 - 18 answers

Overseas Job. Scam?

My sister was asked if she wants to join a friend teaching english in europe. One thing she said raised a red flag, though. [mi] [more inside]
posted by SpecialK on Oct 10, 2004 - 4 answers

How do I put together these training programs for work?

I have recently been asked to put together some training programs for work, technology related. Looking for some advice on how to proceed... [more inside] [more inside]
posted by benjh on Jan 8, 2004 - 5 answers

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