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How My Mentor Saved My Professional Life

  How My Mentor Saved My Professional Life By NAfME Member Chris Gleason This article first appeared in the Sun Prairie Star and is reprinted with permission.   The day…

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Lighting a Fire in Middle School Kids

Lighting a Fire in Middle School Kids Student Engagement in Music Class   By NAfME Member Chris Gleason   When I was a young teacher, I didn’t think about student…

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Keyboards in the Classroom Workshops

Expand Your School’s Music Program Keyboards in the Classroom Workshops By Richard Rejino, sponsored by National Piano Foundation Are you interested in creating more music-makers in your school? The National…

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Marching to Success

Marching to Success Myra Rhoden Is NAfME’s Band Director of the Year By Lisa Ferber This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Teaching Music Magazine.   Myra Rhoden knows how…

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Professionalism in the Education Workplace

Professionalism in the Education Workplace Important Questions to Consider By NAfME Member Tina Krawcyk   Can my behavior outside of work affect my certification? Yes! Being an educator means that…

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Guitar Class, Well Worth It!

Guitar Class, Well Worth It! By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Member and NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair-Elect There are so many great stories to share about what’s happening in…

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A Motto for Success

  A Motto for Success The Surprising Benefits of Music Classroom Sloganeering By NAfME member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article was originally published in the October 2016 teacher edition…

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Ways to Mix Up Your Large Ensemble Rehearsals

  Ways to Mix Up Your Large Ensemble Rehearsals By NAfME Member Meghan Cabral This article originally appeared on the Band Director’s Talk Shop blog. Sometimes you just need a…