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Miles Wilcox



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ABLE Assembly Conference Session Materials


Diversity; Identity; Empathy; Cultural Diversity; Minority Diversity; Decolonizing the Music Classroom

ABLE Arts Resource Center Terms

ABLE Arts Resource Center; ABLE Assembly; Multiple Disabilities; General Music; Elementary School(K-6); Culturally Responsive Teaching; Curriculum Development; Inclusion; Representation; Teacher Training

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Representation and Diversity in the General Music Classroom



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