2017 National In-Service Conference

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Engaging All Types of Learners in the Music Classroom

Engaging All Types of Learners in the Music Classroom Tools and Techniques to Reach Different Types of Learners in the Music Classroom  By NAfME Member Brian Wagner   Music teachers often have a difficult job creating exciting and innovative activities for students. These activities can include: singing songs, listening to musical examples, learning to play different types of instruments, learning to read music, incorporating folk dances, composing, and being exposed to historical and multicultural music. Nevertheless, not every student who enters the music room learns in the same way, especially…

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North Carolina Music Educators Association Named NAfME’s 2017 Excellence in Advocacy Award Winner

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 North Carolina Music Educators Association Named NAfME’s 2017 Excellence in Advocacy Award Winner   RESTON, VA (July 19, 2017)—This past June 29, 2017, the North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA), a federated music education association (MEA) of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), received the 2017 Excellence in Advocacy Award for their work in advocating for music education in North Carolina. NCMEA President James Daugherty and Executive Director Pat Hall, along with NCMEA Immediate Past President Richard…

Next Generation of Music Educators Go to Capitol Hill

Next Generation of Music Educators Go to Capitol Hill Three 2017 Collegiate Advocacy Summit Alumni Share Their Experiences   Jenae Maley, University of Central Missouri What happens when you set 119 passionate, young future music educators loose on Capitol Hill for a day? They band together to advocate for a common goal: quality music education in every school across the nation. I had the privilege of being one of the 119 NAfME Collegiates to attend the Collegiate Advocacy Summit and Hill Day 2017, and this is my experience. The Collegiate…

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