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The Capacity to Collaborate

The Capacity to Collaborate 5 Steps to Empower Teamwork  By NAfME Members Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl, Alison Parish, and Sarah Castrillon “The strength of the team is each individual member.…

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Elevate Your Online Music Lessons

Elevate Your Online Music Lessons Four Tips that Will Help Your Teaching Setup By Mark Murtagh, sponsored by Forte Music teachers all over the world moved online in 2020 to…

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Believe in the Power of Great Teachers

Believe in the Power of Great Teachers By NAfME Immediate Past President Mackie V. Spradley This article was first published in the March 2022 issue of Music Educators Journal. In…

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Music Empowering Voice: A Student-Teacher Take

Music Empowering Voice A Student-Teacher Take Sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Hawaii Youth Symphony What would life be like without the opportunity to hold an instrument? What impact would a…

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What Can You Do with a Music Education Degree?

What Can You Do with a Music Education Degree? Sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Kent State University This blog first appeared on the Kent State Online blog. Kent State University…

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Leadership in the Music Classroom

Leadership in the Music Classroom How Ensembles Based in Competency-Based Education Teach Students to Be Leaders with Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Skills By NAfME Member Brin Cowette As music educators, we…

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Reevaluating Professional Practice

Reevaluating Professional Practice Experimenting with the New and Interrogating the Old in Ensemble Music Education By NAfME Member Brian N. Weidner As a new band director, I remember having a…