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Teacher Trainer Corner – Implementing Dance in Limited Spaces

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by Emily Maurek Dancing is practiced, performed and enjoyed in large, airy spaces with authentic formations, figures, and accuracy, right? However, as many of us know, some classroom spaces are less than ideal and conditions for dancing or even moving with a group of students is problematic. However, for teachers who travel from room to […]

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Getting Schooled in the Feierabend Fundamentals

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by Missy Strong Published in the March 2016 Issue of Tempo, New Jersey Music Educator’s Magazine “I have no idea what I’m doing!” This is the unfortunate cry of many a new general music teacher. I know it was a lament of mine as I embarked on my own teaching career 21 years ago. While […]

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Conversational Solfege in Africa!

by Missy Strong Thirty years ago the Rafiki Foundation was started by Rosemary Jensen and her husband, Dr. Robert Jensen. They had just returned from a trip to Tanzania and were very concerned about the poverty, disease, and famine that they witnessed during the trip. Rafiki was created with the express intention of helping widows […]

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