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Council for General Music Education Executive Committee
NAfME invites members to submit session proposals for the 2014 National In-Service Conference, to be held on October 26-29, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.
To submit a proposal and for more information please visit: http://musiced.nafme.org/events/2014-nafme-national-in-service-conference/
September 24th, 2013
by Dr. Michelle Hairston, East Carolina University Adapted with permission from “The North Carolina Music Educator” Fall/Summer 2013 Music classes in today’s educational system have changed substantially. With the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), educators are … Read More »
February 23rd, 2013
Symbaloo is a great way to share a series of links with your students or colleagues. Symbaloo has a great interface that you can use to organize your internet life using webmixes. You can also search other webmixes for things you’d like … Read More »
January 24th, 2013
Peer teaching is an effective strategy for the music classroom. The Virginia Chamber Orchestra (VCO) has made a video, “I Heard That! Listening to Classical Music,” that uses students to introduce and discuss composers such as Mozart, Haydn, and Bach … Read More »
January 17th, 2013
The 2013 NAfME Student Composers Contest will allow student composers K-12, and Collegiate the freedom to compose for any combination of instruments and/or voices, or for instrumental or vocal solo. Compositions must not exceed five minutes in length. Thanks to the generous … Read More »
January 13th, 2013
Behavior Management. A term that can strike terror in the General Music Classroom teacher’s heart. But, fear not! ClassDojo to the rescue! I recently discovered this incredible positive behavior management tool. You can award both positive and negative points based on things that … Read More »