Innovation

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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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The H.E.A.R.T. Model for Inspiring Growth through Experiential Learning and Resilience in Music Education

The H.E.A.R.T. Model for Inspiring Growth through Experiential Learning and Resilience in Music Education By NAfME Members José Leonardo Leon, D.M.A., Florida Atlantic University, and José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., University…

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The “New” Model for Modern Music Education

The “New” Model for Modern Music Education  By Dan Mack  This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Lang Lang International Music Foundation®. I once had the pleasure of giving…

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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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The C.O.N.N.E.C.T. Framework: Face-to-Face Networking for College Students

The C.O.N.N.E.C.T. Framework Face-to-Face Networking for College Students  By Ari Meyerowitz and NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. Abstract This article explores the profound impact of face-to-face networking in college,…

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Integrating Fashion into Music Education

Integrating Fashion into Music Education By Riley Highfield and NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D., University of Florida This academic article delves into the intricate relationship between fashion and music, examining…

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The Artful Entrepreneur

The Artful Entrepreneur Strategies for Visualizing, Conceiving, Believing, and Achieving By NAfME Member José Leonardo Leon, D.M.A., Florida Atlantic University The fusion of artistic performance and entrepreneurial principles has emerged…

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Transforming Universities into Music Entrepreneurship Hubs

Transforming Universities into Music Entrepreneurship Hubs By Charlie Duprey and NAfME Member José Valentino Ruiz, Ph.D. Introduction and Context In a world where the melodies of music continuously evolve, the…

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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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