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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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Brazilian Pop: Shaping Global Music Ed

Brazilian Pop Shaping Global Music Ed By Beatriz Galatti Pedro and NAfME member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. University of Florida “Brazilian Pop: Shaping Global Music Ed” presents a comprehensive exploration…

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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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Black Music Matters

Black Music Matters By NAfME Member Dr. Baruch Whitehead  This article was first published in the Winter/Spring 2021 issue of College Music Symposium. Many music organizations, conferences, and schools have…

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How do you make your classroom an inviting and welcoming space for all students?

How do you make your classroom an inviting and welcoming space for all students? Five Music Educators Respond This article first appeared in the October 2023 issue of Teaching Music.…

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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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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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Establish Empathy in the Ensemble

Establish Empathy in the Ensemble Conducting Musicians Before the Music  By NAfME Members Dr. Lauren Reynolds and Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them…

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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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Embracing Local Indigenous Peoples’ Ways and Musics in School Music Classes 

First Peoples’ Ways Forward:   Embracing Local Indigenous Peoples’ Ways and Musics in School Music Classes  By NAfME Members Anita Prest, J. Scott Goble, and Hector Vazquez-Cordoba   This blog refers to…

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