Clarification for Upcoming NAfME Conferences

Recently the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announced a call for proposals and a new format for a conference scheduled in Nashville, October 27-30, 2013.  Details and proposal applications…

A Little Music Training Goes a Long Way

A recent article in the Journal of Neuroscience touts the benefits of even a few years of music training.  In the Scientific American “Science Sushi” blog, Christie Wilcox says, “Music…

Call for Manuscripts

Arts Education Policy Review is accepting manuscripts for a special issue addressing teacher evaluation and arts education.  Articles should address or relate to any of the following topics: State-level teacher…

Women's Bands Paved the Way for Today's Musicians

In the September 2008 Music Educators Journal  is an article by Jill M. Sullivan, “A Century of Women’s Bands in America.”  Covering the period from the 1870s through the 1970s, the article contains…

College Board Reports Support Arts Standards

The College Board, in partnership with the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS), has released two new research reports designed to support the revision of the National Arts Education…

Does Knowing About Research Help Teachers?

One of the biggest challenges faced by researchers is getting their results into the hands of practitioners–the teachers in the field. Cornelia Yarbrough, Harry E. Price, and Judy Bowers looked…