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Kodály, Orff, and Dalcroze: A Who’s Who and What’s What

Kodály, Orff, and Dalcroze: A Who’s Who and What’s What  By Meegan Hughes This is a sponsored blog by NAfME Corporate member West Music. Before we look at what makes…

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The Importance of Proper Instrument Setup

The Importance of Proper Instrument Setup A Guide from Kennedy Violins By Joel Kennedy  This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Kennedy Violins. Since 2000, Kennedy Violins has been…

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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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Children’s Books: A Great Partner in the Music Classroom

Children’s Books A Great Partner in the Music Classroom By NAfME Member Suzanne Hall This article first appeared in the March 2023 issue of Music Educators Journal. Do you indulge in…

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Balancing Expectations with Meeting Students Where They Are

How do you balance expectations from administrators, parents, and others with the need to meet students where they are? Four Music Educators Share Their Approaches This article first appeared in…

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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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Assessing the Standards: An Exploration of the Respond Model Cornerstone Assessment

Assessing the Standards An Exploration of the Respond Model Cornerstone Assessment By NAfME Member Emily Hatch This article first appeared in the April 2022 issue of Journal of General Music…

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Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s Picture Books, Part Sixteen

Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s Picture Books, Part Sixteen By Thomas Amoriello Jr., Past Chair of the NAfME Council for Guitar Education The “Yay Storytime! Musical Adventures with Children’s…

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Three School Districts Pilot New Curriculum from National Association for Music Education

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 Three School Districts Pilot New Curriculum from National Association for Music Education Music Education Programs in California, Kansas,…

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Music In Our Schools Month® Ideas for the Classroom

Music In Our Schools Month® Ideas for the Classroom Music Changes Lives By NAfME Member Elizabeth Caldwell This blog was first published on “Organized Chaos.” This year the NAfME Music In…

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