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Members of NAfME Societies and Councils have provided these resources from their own original teaching experiences, music educators in their school districts, universities, communities, peers, or other trusted sources. We thank them for their assistance and commitment to NAfME members as we all pull together to keep educating and making music. 

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Making the Band: Modern Band in the K-3 Classroom

Making the Band Modern Band in the K-3 Classroom By NAfME Member Nicole Guimaraes  Presenting Making the Band: Modern Band Method in the K-3 Classroom at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Register now. Over the past several years, the modern band movement has taken the music education world by storm. All over the country, students are performing on ukuleles, guitar, and drums, forming bands, and learning all types of music including pop, rock, and hip hop. There is even a NAfME All-National Modern Band ensemble that performs…

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QuaverEd pumpkin bones school community

Bring Music to Life in Your School Community

Bring Music to Life in Your School Community QuaverEd’s “Pumpkin Bones” will engage your whole school. Sponsored by QuaverEd Music is incredibly powerful. Having music in schools helps students use their imaginations and express themselves. No matter the classroom, simply the presence of music enhances learning. Music teachers see this every day.  QuaverEd believes music can spread through entire communities. With powerful songs and fun activities, we reach students who eagerly share the music they’ve learned with their teachers, friends, and families. When the entire community participates, students create deeper…

Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning

Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning By NAfME Member Jan Scott Presenting Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Register now. Service-learning is an exciting hands-on approach to education that integrates community service with classroom instruction and will enrich the learning experience for everyone involved in the process. Not all students in the classroom will learn the same way. Exploring and implementing new ways to teach the content only enhances the learning environment. With the economy…

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