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Authentic and Accessible Music Experiences for Secondary General Music Students

Authentic and Accessible Music Experiences for Secondary General Music Students By Dr. Adam Beard Instructional Supervisor, Education Through Music This blog is sponsored by NAfME Corporate member Education Through Music.…

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National Association for Music Education Awards Two, Two-Year Research Projects

Projects Focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Music Education and Standards-Based Music Achievement in Instrumental Music Education As part of an ongoing series of research projects that the National…

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Creativity in the Classroom—From Re-Creation to Creation

Creativity in the Classroom—From Re-Creation to Creation Nine Steps to an Effective Warm-Up  By Dr. James W. Doyle, sponsored by Adams State University “In order to be creative, you have…

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Creating, Responding, and Connecting in the Ensemble

Creating, Responding, and Connecting in the Ensemble Ideas for Inclusion  By NAfME Member Daniel Albert Daniel Albert presented on “Creating, Responding, and Connecting in the Ensemble” during the NAfME 2021…

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Teaching the Core Arts Standards through Modern Band

Teaching the Core Arts Standards through Modern Band The “New” Standards Are Not So New Anymore By NAfME Member Bryan Powell Bryan Powell presented on “Teaching the Core Arts Standards…

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Model Code of Ethics for Educators

Model Code of Ethics for Educators By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. Don’t you love this quote from TeachThought?  “Teaching isn’t rocket science;…

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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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Amplify the Future of Music: Opening Doors for All Students

The 2019 NAfME National Conference Amplify the Future of Music: Opening Doors for All Students By Denese Odegaard NAfME Professional Development Committee Chair and NAfME Immediate Past President The mission of the…

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Did You Bring the P.I.E.?

Did You Bring the P.I.E.? By NAfME member Jenny L. Neff, Ed.D. This article first appeared on Zeswitz Music’s Blog. Many educators have started the school year feeling refreshed and…

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