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Trauma-Informed Practices in the Music Classroom

Trauma-Informed Practices in the Music Classroom By NAfME Member Abigail Van Klompenberg Presenting Supporting Trauma-Informed Practices through Music and the Arts at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in National Harbor,…

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Exploring Ethiopian Children’s Songs in Washington, DC!

Exploring Ethiopian Children’s Songs in Washington, DC! By NAfME Member Anna Harris  Presenting Ethiopian Children’s Songs in the Music Classroom at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Register…

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Believe in the Power of Great Teachers

Believe in the Power of Great Teachers By NAfME Immediate Past President Mackie V. Spradley This article was first published in the March 2022 issue of Music Educators Journal. In…

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Music Empowering Voice: A Student-Teacher Take

Music Empowering Voice A Student-Teacher Take Sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Hawaii Youth Symphony What would life be like without the opportunity to hold an instrument? What impact would a…

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The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown Make the Moments Count Rather Than Count the Days that Remain By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Sometimes we’re all too quick to count down the…

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Intercultural Understanding in the Music Classroom

Intercultural Understanding in the Music Classroom By Nisha Feik, sponsored by Sound Infusion by Cultural Infusion The past two years have presented enormous challenges to families. We have endured separation…