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Teaching Music: From Classrooms to Homes is a platform for our music educators to share brief narratives about the innovative ways we are teaching music online during the COVID-19 pandemic. These stories can be about everything from creative ways you are using online technology to how music is helping support the social and emotional needs of your students.  Student testimonials about missing live music making experiences in school are also important to share. We will share these stories via social media and also use them in our advocacy work at the North Carolina General Assembly this spring. The NC Legislative Session opens on April 28. 

Teaching Music: From Classrooms to Homes submission should:

Be submitted online using the form below

Narratives may include:

·  creative new ways you are using online technology to teach music;

·  how music is helping to support the social and emotional needs of your students; 

·  share student testimony about missing live music making experiences in school.

Be no more than 250 words

Include one photograph, video or audio file that represents the story (if possible)

Be written in a positive tone, even if you are describing an obstacle or challenge

Highlight those that are impacted and those involved (students, colleagues and administrators)

Teaching Music: From Classrooms to Homes submissions will:

Be reviewed (and possibly edited slightly) by NCMEA staff before posting on the NCMEA website and social media and sharing with Legislators;

Be posted with media files if available (please be sure photo rights are obtained and necessary credits submitted with the image);

Be considered for posting on NCMEA social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, etc.);

Teaching Music: From Classrooms to Homes stories enable our members to share with each other and the larger North Carolina music education community the many ways we can create positive outlets for our students during this challenging time. 

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.