NAfME Members Talk about How They Empower Creativity

The 2015 National In-Service Conference theme is “Empower Creativity.” This year we are celebrating how our members empower creativity in their classroom—instilling a lifelong love of music in their students.…

How You Can Advocate for Music Education

Music has an important role in education. Its collaborative qualities encourage students to engage in critical thinking, while at the same time allowing them to better understand themselves and the…

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Gospel Music is GOOD NEWS!

Gospel Music is GOOD NEWS! By Anne Smith, Ed.S   Aretha Franklin. Little Richard. Trisha Yearwood. Randy Travis. Beyonce. Katy Perry. When you hear these names, the word gospel in…

Developing a Dynamic Recorder Program

Developing a Dynamic Recorder Program By Jim Tinter   Greetings colleagues! Developing a Dynamic Recorder Program is the second of two sessions I’ll be presenting at this year’s NAfME conference…

Creative Problem Solving for First-Year Teachers

“Help! This Wasn’t Covered in My Methods Class!” Creative Problem Solving for First-Year Teachers By Melissa Berke, Erika Kepler, and Ashley Jurgens   Your diploma is hanging next to your…