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Enriching Spanish-Speaking English Learners’ Experiences in the English Music Classroom

Enriching Spanish-Speaking English Learners’ Experiences in the English Music Classroom By NAfME Member Nabile Anahí Galván García This article was first published in the April 2024 issue of Journal of…

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How to Keep Music in Our Schools

How to Keep Music in Our Schools By NAfME Member Ashley Cuthbertson  This article first appeared on the A. Cuthbertson Consulting blog. Listen to this blog post by clicking the…

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Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom

Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom Honoring Students’ “Funds of Knowledge” By NAfME Member Chiao-Wei Liu  This article was first published in the January 2024 issue of Journal of General Music…

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Navigating Divisive Concepts Laws

Navigating Divisive Concepts Laws Resources for PK‒12 Music Educators By Karen Salvador and Ryan D. Shaw[1] Divisive Concepts Laws (DCLs)[2] are legislative and executive actions that restrict teaching, professional learning,…

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Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic and Latino/a/x Music Educators

Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic and Latino/a/x Music Educators: A Literature Review By NAfME Member Ruben James Alcala This article first appeared in the OnlineFirst articles of Update: Applications of Research…

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Authentic and Accessible Music Experiences for Secondary General Music Students

Authentic and Accessible Music Experiences for Secondary General Music Students By Dr. Adam Beard Instructional Supervisor, Education Through Music This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Education Through Music.…

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Reimagining Music Education: Embracing Informal Learning

Reimagining Music Education: Embracing Informal Learning  By NAfME member Anand Li Do we fully understand how children engage with music outside formal education? If we can leverage the power of…

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Moving beyond Surface-Level SEL in the Orchestra Classroom

Engaging in Meaningful Social Emotional Learning By NAfME Members and NAfME Council for Orchestral Education Members LaSaundra Booth, Krissi Davis, Elizabeth Fortune, Sarah Gulish, Nathan Rødahl, Tonya N. Suggs, and…

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4 Tips for Incorporating Popular Music into Traditional Ensembles

4 Tips for Incorporating Popular Music into Traditional Ensembles By NAfME Member Dr. Robert L. Bryant III The blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Yamaha Corporation of America. The…

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A Place for Difficult Conversations

A Place for Difficult Conversations The Foundations of Music Education Classroom By Drew X Coles This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Teachers College, Columbia University Master of Arts…

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