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Can we use more writing in Sistema programs?

Do you ever wish your students could do more writing in your program? It is good for their general learning, of course, but it can also benefit their music learning if used cleverly to deepen students’ relationship with musical ideas. ...
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Two articles on Classroom Management

Six Tenets to Successful Classroom Management, an article by Dr. Stephanie Knightan, an experienced middle grades teacher in struggling schools, provides simple, common sense suggestions that every Sistema teacher should use as part of creating a dynamic group environment. New...
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Gizmos for Strings

Sometimes there is a simple little solution to a consistent teaching problem.  Gizmos for Strings is a simple website that shares a lot of those creative solutions to problems you probably face when teaching strings.  Maybe there are gizmos that would...
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Peer-to-Peer Learning in Sistema

After reading about leadership and how other aspects of El Sistema have been implemented in the United States, I want to share how we’ve implemented the peer-to-peer aspect of El Sistema in a school where I’ve been working in Boston. ...
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A Global Field of Teaching Artists

I wish I could sit down with you over coffee.  All of you.  Every one of the readers of The WE who work so hard to build a new way for young people to find their way into expanded lives...
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Fellowships for Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide

Echoing Green invests in outstanding emerging social entrepreneurs to help them launch new organizations with bold solutions to society’s most difficult problems. The Global Fellowship supports young leaders worldwide who are connected to the needs and potential solutions that may...
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Community Arts Toolkit

How do you design, fund, and lead a great community arts project?  If you live in New Zealand, or want to learn from its example, you now have good answers.  The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative New Zealand)...
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Attend ITAC4 for free!

ITAC4, the Fourth International Teaching Artist Conference, will take place in New York City on 13-15 September (first time in the United States), and is completely sold out.  But those who can’t attend can join much of the conference for...
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