AFT’s Take on What the PISA Results Really Mean

This week, the American Federation of Teachers released the following video in response to the results of the PISA exam (Programme for International Standards and Assessment). The test, which is…

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Making a Case for Chorus

Making a Case for Chorus “Of the educators who said that their school has no choir program today, 31% said their school used to have such a program.”– from Making the Case…

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Cross Disciplines with Folk Songs, Part 1

Folk songs have lots of advantages for music classroom use. They connect music to history and culture, they’re popular with children, they exist in most cultures, and they’re often in…