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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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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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Dear Colleagues: Take Notice This Transgender Day of Visibility

Dear Colleagues: Take Notice This Transgender Day of Visibility  By NAfME Member Ær Queen Whenever someone asks what my job is, I get excited! I get to share that I…

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We See You, Sis! A Conversation of the Unique Experiences of Black Female Band Directors

We See You, Sis! A Conversation of the Unique Experiences of Black Female Band Directors By NAfME Members Tiffiny C. Reckley and Jennifer A. Theilacker Presented We See You, Sis!…

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Transgender Inclusivity in Schools: Easy, Necessary, and Life-Saving

Transgender Inclusivity in Schools Easy, Necessary, and Life-Saving By NAfME Members Ær Queen and Nicholas Prosini  Presented Just Gender: Pathways to Inclusivity in Music Classes at the “NAfME is ME!”…

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Lori Schwartz Reichl conducting a band adjudication clinic in March 2022

A Question for Reflection: Do Students and Staff See a Representation of Women in Music?

A Question for Reflection: Do Students and Staff See a Representation of Women in Music? By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl  This article is an expansion of the opening…

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The Musician of the Month Project

Inspiring Students through Engaged Listening By NAfME Member Adam N. McLean, M.M.Ed. Somerville (MA) Public Schools Immediate Past President, Boston Area Kodály Educators The original version of this article first…

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It’s Elementary! Women Composers in K-5 Music Classrooms

It’s Elementary! Women Composers in K-5 Music Classrooms By NAfME Member Miriam Capellan  This article first appeared on the “Dear Clara” blog. What is a composer? What does a composer…

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“You Might Be Left with Silence When You’re Done”

“You Might Be Left with Silence When You’re Done”  The White Fear of Taking Racist Songs Out of Music Education By NAfME National Conference Presenter Martin Urbach  This article first…

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