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Parent-Teacher Collaboration in the COVID-19 Era

Parent-Teacher Collaboration in the COVID-19 Era By Anthony Patterson, sponsored by Casio   It’s obvious to note that COVID-19 has severely impacted education practices, especially those related to music education,…

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Band in the Time of a Pandemic

Band in the Time of a Pandemic By NAfME Member MJ Robinson They say hindsight is 2020. The phrase is popular, but maybe not the definition. In short, it means…

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The Sounds of Silence

The Sounds of Silence By NAfME Member Darrin Thornton This piece was first published on the Penn State Arts & Design Research Incubator Arts Based Wellness Activities and Resources guest…

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The Future of Music Education

The Future of Music Education What’s It Going to Look Like?  By NAfME Member Meghan Cabral   We do not know. As educators, we are planners, we want to know…

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A Personal and Professional Pivot

A Personal and Professional Pivot Make It Simple, Not Stressful By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the April 2020 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.…

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COVID-19 Instrument Cleaning Guidelines

COVID-19 Instrument Cleaning Guidelines By NFHS, NAfME and the NAMM Foundation These guidelines were first published on the National Federation of State High School Associations website. COVID-19 and Instrument Cleaning…

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Mastery

First Comes Love, Then Comes Mastery Connecting Socially, Emotionally, and Virtually as a Community By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article was originally published in the March 2020…