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; […]