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Meaningful Learning: Using Music Tech to Save Time for Making Music

Meaningful Learning Using Music Tech to Save Time for Making Music By David Newman, sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member uTheory In this post, educator David Newman shares ways teaching technologies…

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Soundtrap Is Here to Support You 

Soundtrap Is Here to Support You  Jingle-Makers, Songwriting Workshops, and More By Serena Robinett, sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Soundtrap When you are using an education technology product, it can be challenging…

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What Was the Best Thing You Ever Learned from a Student?

What Was the Best Thing You Ever Learned from a Student? Three Music Educators Respond This article first appeared in the August 2021 issue of Teaching Music. Join NAfME today…

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Talking to Students about Pursuing Music in the Era of COVID

Talking to Students about Pursuing Music in the Era of COVID Eight Considerations for Music Majors By Barbra Weidlein, sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member MajoringInMusic.com It’s not surprising that many…

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Get Back into the Rehearsal with Technology

Get Back into the Rehearsal with Technology Use Your New Technology Skills to Facilitate Rebuilding Student In-Person Ensemble Skills  By NAfME Member Peter J. Perry, D.M.A. Ensemble classes across the…

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Inspire Your Students to Compose Anthems and Share Their Talent with Musical Icons

Inspire Your Students to Compose Anthems and Share Their Talent with Musical Icons By Sarah Baer and Amanda Little, sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Kidizenship What is the first thing…

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Connecting Students’ Love of Music to Music Class

Connecting Students’ Love of Music to Music Class By Serena Robinett, sponsored by Soundtrap What music do your students listen to on Spotify, YouTube, and TikTok? Do they listen to…

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Exponential Potential – All Ensemble Members Are Important!

Exponential Potential All Ensemble Members Are Important! By NAfME Member Jonathan Sindler with contributions by NAfME Members David Matchim and Lori Schwartz Reichl Many band, chorus, and orchestra programs are…

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Excitement, Equity, Exploration: Music Education in Finland 

Excitement, Equity, Exploration Music Education in Finland  By NAfME Member Argine Safari Argine Safari presented on “Excitement, Equity, Exploration: Music Education in Finland” during the NAfME 2021 PreK–12 Learning Collaborative…

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Strengthen, Motivate, and Play: Music Games for Your Beginning Ensembles

Strengthen, Motivate, and Play Music Games for Your Beginning Ensembles  By NAfME Members Wendy K. Matthews and Joy O’Day-Bianchi Educational games put the learning in the students’ hands and get…

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