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How do you make your classroom an inviting and welcoming space for all students?

How do you make your classroom an inviting and welcoming space for all students? Five Music Educators Respond This article first appeared in the October 2023 issue of Teaching Music.…

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Navigating Divisive Concepts Laws

Navigating Divisive Concepts Laws Resources for PK‒12 Music Educators By Karen Salvador and Ryan D. Shaw[1] Divisive Concepts Laws (DCLs)[2] are legislative and executive actions that restrict teaching, professional learning,…

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Divisive Concepts Laws Report from National Association for Music Education Provides Overview of Impact on Music Education and Resources for Educators

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or (571) 323-3395 Divisive Concepts Laws Report from National Association for Music Education Provides Overview of Impact on Music Education and Resources for…

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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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Creating Music with a Neurodiverse Population

Creating Music with a Neurodiverse Population 3 Strings Is Dismantling Music Education Inequality By Ruth LeMay, NAfME Council for Guitar Education North Central Division Representative This article first appeared in…

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NAfME Releases New Strategic Plan Moving the Music Education Profession Progressively Forward

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or (571) 323-3395 National Association for Music Education Releases New Strategic Plan Moving the Music Education Profession Progressively Forward RESTON, VA (November 22,…

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Embracing Local Indigenous Peoples’ Ways and Musics in School Music Classes 

First Peoples’ Ways Forward:   Embracing Local Indigenous Peoples’ Ways and Musics in School Music Classes  By NAfME Members Anita Prest, J. Scott Goble, and Hector Vazquez-Cordoba   This blog refers to…

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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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