Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies!

Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies! By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for…

Welcome to Amplify, NAfME Members!

Introducing Amplify – the Largest Community of Music Educators in the Country!   The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is delighted to announce that on November 16, we officially…

Setting Benchmarks for Your Music Students

Setting Benchmarks for Your Music Students Using the OTL Standards to Inventory Your Secondary Choral/Instrumental Program By NAfME Immediate Past President Glenn E. Nierman Our lives are filled with benchmarks…

A Difference through Music

A Difference through Music Member Spotlight: Heather Nail This article originally appeared in the August 2017 Teaching Music. By Lisa Ferber   Heather Nail knew she wanted to make a difference in…

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Student-Created Rubrics in the Music Classroom

  Assess Yourself   Student-Created Rubrics in the Music Classroom   By NAfME Member Heather D. Waters   How might your fourth-grade student describe a “proficient” recorder performance?   Within…