Head Back to School With the September Issue of Music Educators Journal

When the September 2011 issue of Music Educators Journal arrives, readers will find something some major changes. On September 1 MENC began using its formal name, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). A news story in the issue explains the reasoning behind the switch.

September features include:

  • “Bullying: What Can a Music Teacher Do?”
  • “Beyond ‘Line by Line’: Strategies for Performance and Learning Transfer”
  • “Strategies for Using Repetition as a Powerful Teaching Tool”
  • “I Don’t Need a Million-Dollar Grant—$5,000 Will Do”

Department stories discuss “Education for Life: “Building Inclusive, Effective Twenty-First Century Music Programs,"  and “Technology for Teaching.”

Other news stories include:

  • “2012 Biennial Conference Call for Proposals”
  • “Student Performance Proposals Due for March 2012 World’s Largest Concert®
  • “Choral Teacher Keeps Her Class Focused During an Idol Year”
  • “Wristbands, Water Bottles, and Movie Screening Equal a Donation to Give A Note®


 —Roz Fehr, September 1, 2011. © The National Association for Music Education (NAfME)