Culturally Relevant Teaching

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Harnessing Digital Performance

Harnessing Digital Performance: Empowering Music Educators and Students for Global Artistic Reach By NAfME Members Edward White and José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. This article delves into the transformative landscape where…

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The Power of Music: But What Kind?

The Power of Music But What Kind? By NAfME Member Chiao-Wei Liu This article was first published in the April 2023 issue of Journal of General Music Education. One of…

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Black Music History: More Than Just a February Lesson

Black Music History More Than Just a February Lesson By NAfME Member Ashley Cuthbertson This article first appeared on A. Cuthbertson Consulting’s blog where you can listen to this blog…

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Top 10 Most-Read Music Education Blogs of 2022

Top 10 #MusicEd Blogs of 2022 In 2022 music educators were reading about new ideas for their music programs, inclusivity in their classrooms, and notably—teacher recruitment and retention, as education…

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Trauma-Informed Practices in the Music Classroom

Trauma-Informed Practices in the Music Classroom By NAfME Member Abigail Van Klompenberg Presenting Supporting Trauma-Informed Practices through Music and the Arts at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in National Harbor,…

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Using Trauma-Informed Care to Re-Frame Puzzling Student Behaviors in the Music Classroom

Using Trauma-Informed Care to Re-Frame Puzzling Student Behaviors in the Music Classroom By NAfME Members Erin Price and Shannan Hibbard Presenting An Equity-Centered Trauma-Lens for the General Music Teacher at the “NAfME…

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Coping with Hearing Loss in a Music Education Setting

Coping with Hearing Loss in a Music Education Setting Teacher and Student By NAfME Member Edward J. Ercilla Presenting Coping with Hearing Loss in the Music Education Setting: Teacher and Student…

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National Association for Music Education Awards Two, Two-Year Research Projects

Projects Focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Music Education and Standards-Based Music Achievement in Instrumental Music Education As part of an ongoing series of research projects that the National…

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Star-Songs and Constellations: Lessons from the Global Jukebox

Star-Songs and Constellations Lessons from the Global Jukebox By Patricia Shehan Campbell  This article first appeared in the September 2021 issue of Music Educators Journal. In a time of attention…

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Longy Resources for Music Educators

Longy Resources for Music Educators Sponsored by Longy Master of Music in Music Education Online Music educators have the unique power to make a meaningful, lasting impact on young lives…

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