creativity

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Musical Creativity Is in the DNA of SEL

Musical Creativity Is in the DNA of SEL  By NAfME Member Michael P. Fleischmann, Christopher Schroeder, and NAfME Member Scott N. Edgar Music educators across the world have navigated extreme…

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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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Songwriting for Music Educators

Songwriting for Music Educators Ways to Introduce Songwriting to Students at All Levels By NAfME Member Kelsey Giotta  Kelsey Giotta presented on “Songwriting for Music Educators” during the NAfME 2021…

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Student-Centered Learning through Game Creation

Student-Centered Learning through Game Creation By NAfME Member Tina A. Huynh Tina Huynh presented on “Student-Centered Learning through Game Creation” during the NAfME 2021 PreK–12 Learning Collaborative in February 2021.…

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The Unspoken Side of Team Creativity

The Unspoken Side of Team Creativity What Two Musicians Are Actually Thinking and Feeling as They Write a Song Together By NAfME Members Jody Kerchner and Malcolm Brooks Jody Kerchner…

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Infusing Creativity into Your Next Ensemble Rehearsal

Infusing Creativity into Your Next Ensemble Rehearsal By NAfME Members Wendy K. Matthews, BethAnn Hepburn, and Elizabeth Hankins Wendy Matthews, BethAnn Hepburn, and Elizabeth Hankins presented on “Infusing Creativity into…

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Reflective Music Teaching

Reflective Music Teaching Ideas for Early-Career Teachers By NAfME Members Erik Piazza and John Mills   The start of a music teacher’s career—including the transition from college to the classroom—is…

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Creative Opportunities for Integrating Opera and Theatre into Your Music Class

Let Them Play! Creative Opportunities for Integrating Opera and Theatre into Your Music Class By NAfME Member Stephanie Ruggles, sponsored by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis   Kids love to…

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The Promise of Artistic Process, Part 2

The Promise of Artistic Process Here’s how Social Emotional Learning aligns our curricula with the standards, particularly in a virtual teaching world. By NAfME Members Lori Schwartz Reichl, Fran Kick,…

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Creating a Middle School General Music Curriculum from Scratch

Creating a Middle School General Music Curriculum from Scratch By Toni Garza, sponsored by QuaverEd Join NAfME today How do we instill a lifelong respect for music in our middle…

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