Here is an infographic indicating the top 3 tips to have the most effective practice session.
Why should you practice? To reinforce what you have learned in your piano lesson, improve upon it and perfect it for performance. Much like an athlete, your muscles as well as your ears must be trained to respond in a way that will create the desired outcome of making music for you and others to enjoy. Most of the progress in learning to play piano happens during a student’s practice session at home. When they come for a lesson, the teacher is only there to correct, analyze, and instruct.