MENC: The National Association for Music Education

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  • Music in Education

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    Why Music Is Important To Having A Complete Education      With school budget cuts, and no music instruments, more and more people are beginning to realize the benefits of having music in education. Providing music as part of education helps develop intelligence that leads to greater success in school and in life. Everyone from VH1 Save The Music to The National Association For Music Education agree that, “Every student in the nation should have an education in the arts

  • How Should We Teach?

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    How Should We Teach? : A Comprehensive Outlook on Why We Should Teach Elementary Music Education According to Students’ Abilities and Backgrounds. In the book Elementary Music Education by Frances Wright, he lists the characteristics of a good music educator. There he lists how teachers should respect their students and their needs. Most of the list is comprised on how teachers should put the needs of their students first, and make them feel like they have a sense of accomplishment. I could not agree

  • The Importance Of Music Education

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    to understand how music education advocacy was started and how it has changed over the years. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, of New York is quoted saying the following about music education: “Knowledge is a form of capital, much of it formed by government investment in education...Politics has become a process that deliberately seeks to affect such outcomes as who thinks what, who feels how" (Mark). The significance of Moynihan’s statement set the foundation of music education advocacy in terms

  • Speech About My Favorite Teacher

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    I had heard stories for years about the high school music teacher, Mrs. Smithgall, before my freshman year. My older brother was active in the music program and often talked at length during family dinner about the repertoire chosen for each concert; naturally, when I came to the high school, I was excited to meet the woman who would be guiding me through four years of advanced music study. I had no idea that she would grow to be my favorite teacher and one of my strongest advocates in high school

  • The Music Of Music And Music

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    Beethoven to become a genius in music performance and composition. Imagine if he wasn’t made to learn about music. Since he is one of the greatest influential composers in music, his knowledge wouldn’t have been passed down through the generations. Students shouldn’t be forced to learn about music like Beethoven was, but they can choose to love it on their own. They can only get this opportunity if music programs are added to part of their education. When music education classes are added to the curriculum

  • Music Programs Throughout The United States

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    Music programs throughout the United States are making quite the hurrah, and yet seem to never be heard by the classmates and staff that walk the same halls as them. The lack of appreciation of the music and arts programs throughout America is astonishing, and heartbreaking to many of the students, parents, and staff that are involved with them. There are more than a few causes that can be held responsible, however the main three are a lack of funding, lack of support from administration and staff

  • Important Aspects Of Music Education

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    “Education- should enhance understanding of the world, of oneself, and of one’s own experience” (Kelly 2009). What is important about music education? There are many important aspects in music education like pedagogy and performance. For me, music education is about letting the students express themselves. Having the ability to give an idea or to vent is a vital tool in today’s society. This concept influences music because expression is not only in how to connect a phrase, but also how to tell a

  • Reflection Paper On Leadership

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    What is leadership? Leadership is not something you’re born with, it is something that develops over time. Some of the world’s greatest leaders were also people who no one had faith in the beginning. To me, leadership has nothing to do with where you came from or your past, it is about where you are going and how you are going to get there. I used to think leadership was something you were assigned. It did not always need a title, but I thought others were the ones who decided if I was a leader or

  • Article Critique Of Joshua Palkki

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    Article Critique of Joshua Palkki (2015) American music teachers need to understand and meet the needs of their Latino/a students, and Palkki (2015) researches approaches that would aid music educators, specifically high school choir directors, in reaching and serving this population in his article “If it fits into their Culture, then they will have a Connection: experiences of two Latina students in a select high school choir.” Palkki (2015) presents a qualitative case study regarding two Latina

  • Essay on Researched Argument

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    beginning of time, music has been an important part of people’s lives. However, today, it seems that the number of people who advocate the everlasting presence of music is dwindling, and the number of people only concerned with economic stability and the core curriculum in schools is rising. Budgets in schools are being cut, and the music programs are usually at the beginning of the list when a particular area is to be disbanded. Action is being taken against the loss of music education in schools,

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