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Navigating Music Teaching in Uncertain Times

Navigating Music Teaching in Uncertain Times An Opportunity to Re-Think What Matters Most in Music Learning  By NAfME Member Chiao-Wei Liu  This article first appeared in the January 2021 issue…

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Reflective Music Teaching

Reflective Music Teaching Ideas for Early-Career Teachers By NAfME Members Erik Piazza and John Mills   The start of a music teacher’s career—including the transition from college to the classroom—is…

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HBCUs: The Hidden Gem in Music Education

Sow Your Seed in Fertile Ground . . . HBCUs: The Hidden Gem in Music Education By Johnathan M. Hamiel, President-Elect of North Carolina Music Educators Association During the spring…

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The Musician of the Month Project

The Musician of the Month Project:  Inspiring Diverse Students through Engaged Listening By NAfME Member Adam N. McLean, M.M.Ed.Somerville (MA) Public SchoolsImmediate Past President, Boston Area Kodály Educators The original…

What We Believe: Black Lives Matter

What We Believe: Black Lives Matter As a nation, we are hurting again. Still. Racial injustice is real, and ongoing, and increasingly evident as COVID-19 disproportionately affects Black communities, and as…

State Success Stories: Wisconsin

Wisconsin Music Educators Association Our affiliated state music education associations do such amazing work on a regular basis. It is one of the things that makes NAfME staff and leadership…

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Vision 2020: Did We Make Key Changes?

Vision 2020 Did We Make Key Changes? By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the January 2020 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “Never limit…