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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. We will be updating these resources frequently.
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Song of the Week: Building a Vetted and Diverse Teaching Repertoire

Song of the Week Building a Vetted and Diverse Teaching Repertoire  By Naomi Fernandez, Programs Liaison Supervisor, sponsored by Education Through Music When Education Through Music (ETM) began the very necessary work of “decolonizing” our music repertoire last year, I was so eager to start the process. As the work went on and I discovered the questionable roots and misappropriation of content from songs and sources I had incorporated for years, I couldn’t help but grieve over my own ignorance, the students who may have been negatively impacted by my…

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Best Communities for Music Education Designation a Lifeline for Music Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Best Communities for Music Education Designation a Lifeline for Music Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic By Claire Kreger-Boaz, sponsored by The NAMM Foundation Adapted from, “Best Communities for Music Education Designation an Important Reminder that #Musicislife,” NAMMFoundation.org What happened during the COVID-19 pandemic was nothing short of miraculous: music teachers across the United States rallied and adapted their curriculum to keep music education as part of the virtual school day—and then embraced recommended aerosol mitigation strategies, along with their students who wore masks on their faces and bell covers on their horns…

2022 Call for Nominations for the Update Editorial Committee

2022 Call for Nominations for the Update Editorial Committee The Executive Committee of the Society for Research in Music Education seeks nominations for six vacancies on the Update Editorial Committee. Required Qualifications: (a) SRME membership at the time of initial nomination and for the entire period of service, (b) a commitment to serve a full 4-year term, and (c1) a record of sustained research activity, including articles published in the JRME, Update, or other refereed journals or (c2) a record of research activity and successful music teaching or meaningful engagement with PK-12 music teachers. Other Desirable…

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