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Production through Performance

Getting out of the Loop Production through Performance By NAfME Member Bob Habersat   Music technology is the perfect gateway class for new students to get involved in your music…

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Towards a More Inclusive Music Education

Towards a More Inclusive Music Education Diversifying the Styles of Music We Study, Create, and Perform By NAfME Member Steve Holley   Change can sometimes be scary. After 19 years…

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Four Questions on Popular Music Education

  Four Questions on Popular Music Education  Toward a More Diverse and Inclusive Music Education   By NAfME Member Steve Holley   Over the course of the past couple of…

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African American History in the Music Classroom

African American History in the Music Classroom Addressing Social Issues, History, and Genres By NAfME Member Sharen Bolder This year during African American History Month, in my middle school general…

Pop Music in the Classroom

Pop Music in the Classroom:Using Listening Examples to Teach Music Theory By Ethan Lawrence As a newer teacher, I still cling to the shred of hope that I can convince…