Discussion of the Month – March/2016

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Welcome to the first installment of a new feature on the MayDay Group website: Discussion of the Month. For the next several months, this feature of the website will reprint the collection of short articles that first appeared 10 years ago in Ecclectica. The collection was edited by Wayne Bowman, and published online by Brandon University; this […]

Interested in the Consortium for Research in Equity in Music Education?

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CREME was originally conceived to be a consortium of institutions (please see prior post); however, nurse it has become clear that securing institutional affiliation is a bureaucratic nightmare at many schools. Thus, at the CREME conference in October 2010, “Race, Erasure, and Equity in Music Education,” the Steering Committee (consisting of all conference attendees) agreed […]

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

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The term culturally relevant pedagogy seems to be gaining a lot of traction these days in education scholarship and practice. Tyrone Howard (2003) writes: Culturally relevant pedagogy has been described by a number of researchers as an effective means of meeting the academic and social needs of culturally diverse students (Gay, store 2000; Howard, 2001; Ladson-Billings, 1994; […]