Fact sheets, guides, webinars, talking points, reports and more to equip music educators with the tools you need to succeed in the classroom and to help advance the profession.
NAfME offers an extensive resource library to help educators teach music and advocate for music programs.
See the below recording and presentation slides from the October 26 colloquium on “The Art of Strategic Arts Planning: Facilitation to the Finish Line” presented by Michael Stone, Lance Nielsen,…
Watch the recording of the Music Teacher Profession Initiative (MTPI) Town Hall on June 16, 2023 to learn about the MTPI task force’s process, outcomes, and recommendations to identify and…
Music Teachers Are Literacy Teachers: Teaching Extramusical Concepts through a Performance-Based Classroom
Music educators need the tools to advocate to their administrators so that they understand what we do in the performance-based classroom directly connects with literacy goals of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, all of which occur in a music classroom.
This webinar offers practical strategies for supporting queer students in public schools, based on personal and professional testimonies, SEL standards, anti-discrimination policies and laws, and educational theory and practice.
Debunking Misconceptions about Equity: A Realistic Approach to a Truly Equitable Music Education Program
Research has shown that music educators are not addressing equity within the classroom consistently throughout all music classrooms. There are many different documented reasons attributed to this lack of equity in music education.
“Planning for Identity Through ‘Connecting’ Standards” is a one-hour virtual session designed to provide in-depth insight into how teachers’ and students’ identities influence various lesson planning stages utilizing a connecting standard:
Mariachi Espuelas de Plata: A Case Study of Mariachi Instructional Practices and Student/Director Perceptions
The purpose of this case study was to examine an established, successful public school Mariachi program to document instructional practices and time use, student and director perceptions and demographics, and methods of adaptation in the school setting.