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Canadian Music Educators' Association
The Canadian Music Educators' Association (CMEA)/Association canadienne des musiciens éducateurs (ACME) is a national organization central to the network of provincial music educators' associations.
In both the US and Canada parents are free to choose to send their children to the state-run public SCHOOL SYSTEM or to a variety of private fee-paying schools.
Education of Indigenous Peoples in Canada
Before contact with Europeans, Indigenous peoples educated their youth through traditional means — demonstration, group socialization, participation in cultural and spiritual rituals, skill development and oral teachings. The introduction of European classroom-style education as part of a larger goal of assimilation disrupted traditional methods and resulted in cultural trauma and dislocation. Reformers of Indigenous education policies are attempting to reintegrate traditional teachings and provide more cultural and language-based support to enhance and improve the outcomes of Indigenous children in the education system.
University Graduate Survey 2004
FIRST, LET ME START with a little history. It was 13 years ago this fall that Maclean's first ventured into the complicated, controversial and, yes, highly political business of ranking Canadian universities. The motivation was partly personal.
Theatre education is a term which traditionally has been applied to the training given to theatre professionals, whether that training is provided in a university setting or by a professional school.
Singing and Voice Teaching
Singing and voice teaching. An examination of the development of the art of singing in Canada from its earliest documented incidences to its flourishing state in the late 20th century.
Philosophy: Historical Scholarship
Philosophy is distinctive among the areas of the humanities and social sciences for its interest in texts from its own distant past and for its investigation of that past.
Ontario Teachers Return to Class (Nov97 Updates)
Over the past few weeks, Jamie McAlpine and his wife, Ann, had several intense and emotional discussions across the kitchen table about the provincewide teachers' strike that gave 2.1 million Ontario children an unscheduled holiday.
TV and Kids' Violence
This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on June 17, 1996. Partner content is not updated.Nick Workman's favorite program is The X-Men, a cartoon featuring mutant superheroes with names like Gambit, Rogue and Wolverine - the latter a misanthropic man-beast whose razor-sharp claws have a hair trigger. "I like the action," says Nick. "I like it when they use their powers.
IntroductionMusicology may be described as the pursuit of musical knowledge and insight by accurate, objective, and critical methods of fact-finding, analysis, and interpretation.
Undergraduates: Their Future
Behind the desk of Emöke Szathmáry hangs a century-old photograph of a native Canadian woman, her eyes fixed firmly on the camera, an infant held tightly in her arms. "To me, she symbolizes strength," says the new president of the UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA.
Biographies are of importance not only because they document careers and achievements but also because they bring to the public consciousness many composers and performers who otherwise would remain mere names attached to scores, recordings, and concert programs.
IntroductionMusic libraries are organized collections of scores, recordings, and literature about music and such materials as clippings, concert programs, posters, or films. Many also own archival materials (see Archives).
Playing and teaching woodwinds
The woodwind instruments in wide use in Canada during the 19th and 20th centuries were flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, and recorder; and, in the orchestra, piccolo, english horn, bass clarinet, and contrabassoon.