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Re: Sitting while teaching beginners
Teacher of 15 years here! (I don't know why the exclamation point is necessary) Just because you don't see how someone can be effective addressing issues while sitting doesn't mean that it isn't possible. I'm at school (middle) 11-12 hours a day. I give individual tutorials to students before and after school every day. I mark every part how I would like it marked and give students a clean part so that they can learn to mark it themselves, then check it and if it's not done right, I give them another clean part and reteach them individually. I spend my planning period practicing my instrument and usually practice a secondary instrument 30-45 minutes a day. I teach non-stop from bell to bell and have students send weekly flipgrids for assessment so we don't lose instruction time. I then spend 8-10 hours every weekend grading and making flipgrid responses to students who didn't get a concept. All that to say, I AM NOT LAZY. I sit when I teach small groups. It works for me, especially when I have 10-15 kids following the lesson through Teams while I teach the live class.