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Giraffes Can’t Dance

Giraffes Can’t Dance St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s Digital Tiny Tunes Places Early Childhood Students in the Middle of an Orchestral Story Sponsored by St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Early childhood is…

elementary students in modern band class

Making the Band: Modern Band in the K-3 Classroom

Making the Band Modern Band in the K-3 Classroom By NAfME Member Nicole Guimaraes  Presenting Making the Band: Modern Band Method in the K-3 Classroom at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME…

QuaverEd pumpkin bones school community

Bring Music to Life in Your School Community

Bring Music to Life in Your School Community QuaverEd’s “Pumpkin Bones” will engage your whole school. Sponsored by QuaverEd Music is incredibly powerful. Having music in schools helps students use…

Small toddler listening to sound of a guitar

Want Young Children to PLAY Music?

Want Young Children to PLAY Music? Start by Giving Them Opportunities to Play WITH Music!  By Anne Sailer and Lauren Guilmartin, sponsored by Music Together Worldwide   Twenty-year-old college sophomore…

Sen. Murray Introduces Early Childhood Education Bill

Improvement to Early Learning Opportunities Yesterday, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, introduced the “Strong Start for America’s Children Act…

NAfME Omnibus Roundup

Update: The House passed the funding bill the evening of December 11, 2014, with a vote of 219-206. The Senate passed the bill with a vote of 56-40, with 4…