Lesson Planning for a Year of Uncertainty

Lesson Planning for a Year of Uncertainty By NAfME Member Elizabeth Caldwell This blog was first published on “Organized Chaos.” Lesson planning and curriculum development for general music is difficult…

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Good Enough Is Neither . . . Except for Now

Good Enough Is Neither . . . Except for Now Keep Music Education Meaningful, Manageable, and Mindful  By NAfME Member David Knott This blog first appeared on David Knott’s “Radical…

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The Student Teacher in the Guitar Classroom

The Student Teacher in the Guitar Classroom An Interview with Mark Juliano of The College of New Jersey By Thomas Amoriello, Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   During…

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When You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail

When You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail The Value of Templates for Lesson Planning By NAfME Member Audrey Carballo As a 37+ year veteran, I say these words…

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Five Must-Haves for a Successful School Year

Five Must-Haves for a Successful School Year Toward a Smooth Transition from Summer to Fall By NAfME Member Audrey Carballo   It’s that time of year when teachers ask .…

Teaching Music off a Cart

Teaching Music off a Cart By Jim Tinter   Being told you are losing your music room and are going to have to teach music off a cart can be…

Lesson Plans for Black History Month

Black History Month – Teacher Resources February is Black History Month. Explore the many contributions of African Americans with several cross-curricular lessons, printables, quizzes, and activities below! Utilize these resources for…