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The Journal of General Music Education Is Accepting Nominations for 2024–2030

The Journal of General Music Education is accepting nominations for the position of Academic Editor (2024–2030). The Journal of General Music Education (JGME) is seeking nominations for the Academic Editor and for…

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Music In Our Schools Month® 2023: “Music Is All of Us” Song Bracket

Music In Our Schools Month® 2023 “Music Is All of Us” Song Bracket By NAfME Member Elizabeth Caldwell This article was originally published on the Organized Chaos blog. This year…

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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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Iconic Notation: A Pathway to Music Literacy

Iconic Notation A Pathway to Music Literacy By Brittany Bauman, sponsored by NUVO Instrumental, LLC Iconic notation is defined as graphical representations of music that can include rhythm and melody.…

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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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Giraffes Can’t Dance

Giraffes Can’t Dance St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s Digital Tiny Tunes Places Early Childhood Students in the Middle of an Orchestral Story Sponsored by St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Early childhood is…

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Using a Comprehensive Arts Education Model to Meet the Needs of Neurodiverse Students in Arts Education

Using a Comprehensive Arts Education Model to Meet the Needs of Neurodiverse Students in Arts Education By NAfME Members Brandon Roeder and Eve Snyder Presenting Using a Comprehensive Arts Education…

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Rethinking Practices to Better Aid English (as a New Language) Learners in the Elementary General Music Classroom

Rethinking Practices to Better Aid English (as a New Language) Learners in the Elementary General Music Classroom By NAfME Member Dr. Abby Gail Means Presenting Rethinking Practices to Better Aid…

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Linking Latin Rhythms into Orff Ensembles

Linking Latin Rhythms into Orff Ensembles By NAfME Member Oscar Oviedo Presenting Linking Latin Rhythms into Orff Ensembles at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Register now. This…

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Using Trauma-Informed Care to Re-Frame Puzzling Student Behaviors in the Music Classroom

Using Trauma-Informed Care to Re-Frame Puzzling Student Behaviors in the Music Classroom By NAfME Members Erin Price and Shannan Hibbard Presenting An Equity-Centered Trauma-Lens for the General Music Teacher at the “NAfME…

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