Solutions Music Group Standards Boot Camp

Solutions Music Group Standards Boot Camp

March 7th, 2015

Join us for an enlightening professional learning experience at the 2015 Standards Boot Camp, March 7!

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2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

June 24, 2015 – June 26, 2015

Join us for an unforgettable experience at the 2015 NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit, June 24-26! Share your passion for music education with the nation's leaders at our annual lobbying day on Capitol Hill. Take part in additional leadership and advocacy training tailored especially for Collegiate members.

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Implementing the New Core Music Standards in your Band Lesson Plans

   Below you will find lesson plan examples for band that implement the new Core Music Standards, along with a list of resources of videos, FAQs, workbooks, guides, and handouts to help you better understand the new context of the standards.   The new Core Music Standards are all about Music Literacy.   The standards emphasize conceptual understanding in areas that reflect the actual processes in which musicians engage. The standards cultivate a student’s ability to carry out the three Artistic Processes of:      Creating Performing Responding  Lesson Plans for Creating Grade…

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NAfME Addresses the State of Our Union’s Middle Class and Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RESTON, VA (January 23, 2015)—On January 20, 2015, President Obama presented his sixth State of the Union address to Congress, in which one of his primary themes was his focus on “middle class economics.” He discussed issues such as raising the minimum wage, increasing access to community colleges, student loan relief, investments in new technologies, extended child care tax credits, and expanded access to healthcare and health insurance as tools for strengthening the middle class. Noticeably lacking (other than touting the highest graduation rates and math and…

Amplify Student Voices During Music In Our Schools Month!

        What is Music in our Schools Month®(MIOSM)? Each year in March, National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapters across the country, celebrate Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM). MIOSM helps to increase awareness and celebrate the many benefits of music education by engaging educators, students, and communities.  MIOSM began as a single day in New York in 1973, and eventually evolved into what is now known as Music In Our Schools Month in 1985. This year, marks the 30th anniversary of MIOSM, and it grows as…

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