social-emotional learning

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Full Time Equivalency and Its Place in a Post-Pandemic World

Full Time Equivalency and Its Place in a Post-Pandemic World  What Is FTE? By NAfME Member William Brandt  Full Time Equivalency, or FTE as we know it, is a system…

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A Pathway to Perpetual Purpose and Pride

Sharing Stories about Ourselves  By NAfME Members Lori Schwartz Reichl and Jonathan Grantham Have you ever asked someone a question—or have been asked a question—and were disappointed when the inquiry…

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$8.5 Million for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; Social-Emotional Learning; Leadership in Arts Education to Promote Student Arts Achievement

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or (571) 323-3395 $8.5 Million for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; Social-Emotional Learning; Leadership in Arts Education to Promote Student Arts Achievement RESTON, VA…

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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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What Was the Best Thing You Ever Learned from a Student?

What Was the Best Thing You Ever Learned from a Student? Three Music Educators Respond This article first appeared in the August 2021 issue of Teaching Music. Join NAfME today…

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Exponential Potential – All Ensemble Members Are Important!

Exponential Potential All Ensemble Members Are Important! By NAfME Member Jonathan Sindler with contributions by NAfME Members David Matchim and Lori Schwartz Reichl Many band, chorus, and orchestra programs are…

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Embracing the Intangibles: Teaching Empathy and Engagement

Embracing the Intangibles Teaching Empathy and Engagement By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article originally appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. Admittedly, if we keep piling on more mandates…

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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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Experiencing and Coping with Adolescent Anxiety and Depression in the Music Classroom

Are You Okay? Experiencing and Coping with Adolescent Anxiety and Depression in the Music Classroom  By NAfME Member Rachel L. Dirks, Ph.D. Rachel Dirks presented on “Are You Okay? Experiencing and…

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Summer Reading: Three Books to Consider

Summer Reading Three Books to Consider By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. Teachers, you’re in the home stretch now! You are…

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