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Finding Spaces for Collaborative Pedagogy in Music Education

Finding Spaces for Collaborative Pedagogy in Music Education By Drew X Coles  This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Teachers College, Columbia University Master of Arts in Music and…

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The Changing of the Guard

The Changing of the Guard By NAfME Member Joseph Rutkowski Ella Wilcox’s article “Building a Legacy” in the August 2022 Teaching Music magazine begins with the current worry of the teacher shortage…

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Expand Your Circle

Expand Your Circle Inspiring Pathways to Potential  By NAfME Members Dr. Amy M. Knopps and Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Finding inspiration in the success of others is a common way…

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CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence: Achieving Excellence Together

CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Achieving Excellence Together By NAfME Member Jared L. Cassedy, sponsored by CMA Foundation “It’s not just music, it’s through music!” These were the words…

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An Evolution in Education

An Evolution in Education Supporting Our Administrators May Be the Key Change Needed By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Everyone needs help from everyone.” — Beroitt Brecht In April…

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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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Music Finds a Way

Music Finds a Way By Scott R. Sheehan, NAfME President An edited version of this column appeared in the September 2022 Investing in Arts Education issue of Education and Career…

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Mission Possible: It Is Never Too Late to Refresh the Vision

Mission Possible It Is Never Too Late to Refresh the Vision By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Vision is what you want to do, Mission is what you have…

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Productivity Versus Presence 

Productivity Versus Presence A Dedicated Decision for December (and the New Year!)   By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl   “Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them…

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2022 Performing Arts Conference Brings in Record Numbers to Denver, CO

2022 Performing Arts Conference Brings in Record Numbers to Denver, Colorado  “Shaking Up” the Status Quo  Sponsored by National Federation of State High School Associations A record 96 representatives, 23…

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