Discussion of the Month – September/16

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Welcome to the seventh installment of the Discussion of the Month feature on the MayDay Group website. 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 particular issue explored […]


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Open Mic / Discussion of the Month / eCOLUMNS Archive In addition to two journals (ACT and TOPICS), MDG offers additional content, including: Open Mic: A feature that opens the floor to member commentary. It’s the ideal spot for blog-post types of items that deserve greater exposure and open discussion. Discussions of the Month: These include articles and other […]

eCOLUMNS Archive

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eCOLUMNS Archive / Volunteered Papers / Bibliographies / Links / Audio Clips Below you will find links to past eCOLUMNS posts. eCOLUMNS posts are organized into the following categories: Community Music in Action Curriculum and Assessment Digital Media in Music Education Music, Equity, and Social Justice Music Education in Urban Contexts Policy in Music Education […]

TOPICS (2016:04) available

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TOPICS 2016:04 is now available for downloading Music for Life: Praxis-based general music for lifelong learning, by Kent Knappenberger. http://topics.maydaygroup.org/articles/2016/Knappenberger2016.pdf This article gives an account of a praxis-based sequential and spiral curriculum as taught in the Westfield (NY) Academy and Central School. The author, based on the same evidence offered in this article (and the […]