Choosing a Teacher
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Choosing a Teacher

Teacher/Student Interactions

This section investigates your learning personality.

If you choose to work with a teacher, these things are important for the teacher to know.

If you are working alone, you should still understand them so you can work past any difficulties.

Learning from a Teacher

A teacher can help starting certain abilities and increasing your control of them.

With patience, you can learn the abilities even without a teacher.

Most practicing will happen at home without teacher supervision.

Students are responsible for practicing, recognizing their own styles and feelings, and choosing which abilities to develop.

The teacher may suggest that you improve certain abilities before learning others, because the basic skills generally need to come before the more complex ones.

Some expectations of teacher/student relations are reasonably normal.

Others are unreasonable, because they require the teacher to do the impossible, or because they are an unnecessary drain on the teacher's time.

The lists below explain some common expectations and which are acceptable.

Reasonable Expectations

Teacher provides information, answers questions, and solves problems related to learning the skills.

Teacher psychically observes student progress, and points out strengths and weaknesses.

Teacher uses own aura and energy to assist student or psychically point the way.

Teacher shows consistent control of own abilities in the areas being taught.

Teacher and student respect each other's beliefs and communicate kindly.

Student practices regularly and sincerely.

Student has questions or goal for each practice session with teacher.

Teacher answers students' questions about own teaching history, skill levels, and specialties.

Teacher provides help finding information on subjects beyond own ability to teach.

Unreasonable Expectations

Expecting the teacher to provide relationship, money, or life advice

Expecting the teacher to demonstrate skills that the student is unwilling to learn

Expecting the teacher to be perfect

Expecting the teacher to teach when tired, distracted, or busy

Expecting the teacher to start with a flashy, showy ability such as telekinesis

Expecting the teacher to teach an ability he or she hasn't learned