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Jacqueline Kraay

Music student’s essay hits the right note in national competition

Teachers in Ontario’s elementary schools are required to teach music, but don’t necessarily have much knowledge of the subject. A UWindsor music student is hoping her research can help them to do a better job.

Jacqueline Kraay’s paper “Examining the Construction of Music Teacher Identity in Generalist Classroom Teachers: An Ethnographic Case Study” took top honours in the Canadian Music Educators’ Association’s 2012 undergraduate essay competition.