Creating a Music School Network: A Finnish Perspective

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Introduction: Music education all over the country The purpose of this essay is to shed light on how the music school network was created in Finland. Besides compulsory music education, Finland has established a network of publicly supported music schools offering voluntary music education for children and adolescents all around the country. (For more information […]

Es mio mio mio

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During MayDay Colloquium XX, check cialis sale held June of 2009 in Boston, buy cialis Hildegard Froehlich did this lovely wondering-out-loud-thing she does most beautifully.  Thinking aloud with us during the opening session she pondered how she felt she was no longer able to refer to students as “mine” or as “her” students, or “my” […]

Deficit Models…

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The deficit model which continues to be a pervasive force in Urban Education policy and reform is especially harmful to Music,  Fine Art, and other Aesthetic based educations in Urban societies throughout America.  The dismissal of the immense wealth of Cultural Capital is having a two-fold effect on the ability of teachers to provide more […]