culturally responsive teaching

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How to Keep Music in Our Schools

How to Keep Music in Our Schools By NAfME Member Ashley Cuthbertson  This article first appeared on the A. Cuthbertson Consulting blog. Listen to this blog post by clicking the…

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Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom

Creating an Inclusive Music Classroom Honoring Students’ “Funds of Knowledge” By NAfME Member Chiao-Wei Liu  This article was first published in the January 2024 issue of Journal of General Music…

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Moving beyond Surface-Level SEL in the Orchestra Classroom

Engaging in Meaningful Social Emotional Learning By NAfME Members and NAfME Council for Orchestral Education Members LaSaundra Booth, Krissi Davis, Elizabeth Fortune, Sarah Gulish, Nathan Rødahl, Tonya N. Suggs, and…

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A Place for Difficult Conversations

A Place for Difficult Conversations The Foundations of Music Education Classroom By Drew X Coles This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Teachers College, Columbia University Master of Arts…

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Black Music History: More Than Just a February Lesson

Black Music History More Than Just a February Lesson By NAfME Member Ashley Cuthbertson This article first appeared on A. Cuthbertson Consulting’s blog where you can listen to this blog…

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Exploring Ethiopian Children’s Songs in Washington, DC!

Exploring Ethiopian Children’s Songs in Washington, DC! By NAfME Member Anna Harris  Presenting Ethiopian Children’s Songs in the Music Classroom at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Register…

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Star-Songs and Constellations: Lessons from the Global Jukebox

Star-Songs and Constellations Lessons from the Global Jukebox By Patricia Shehan Campbell  This article first appeared in the September 2021 issue of Music Educators Journal. In a time of attention…

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culturally responsive teaching

Longy Resources for Music Educators

Longy Resources for Music Educators Sponsored by Longy Master of Music in Music Education Online Music educators have the unique power to make a meaningful, lasting impact on young lives…

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5 Essential Skills for the Next Generation of Music Teachers

5 Essential Skills for the Next Generation of Music Teachers Sponsored by University of Florida Online Master of Music Education   Many music educators are rethinking how to help students…

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Telling Stories with Music! Words! Opera!

Telling Stories with Music! Words! Opera! by Margaret “Meg” Ozaki Graves, sponsored by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis   Arts Integration. The Creative Workforce. 21st Century Skills. S.T.E.A.M. Building Empathy.…

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