Striking a Chord with STEAM Learning

The Country Music Association (CMA) and Discovery Education are partnering to inspire a new generation of STEAM problem-solvers and creative innovators with digital education resources spotlighting diverse careers in the Country Music industry. Designed to support K-12 STEAM curriculum and collaboration with music educators, Working in Harmony gives classrooms and households nationwide an inside look at how STEAM skills and collaboration work in concert to innovate the genre of Country Music.

STEAM Resources for the Classroom and Beyond

Classroom Resources

Bring to life the sights, sounds, and stories of country music with STEAM-powered instructional resources.

STEAM Country Video Topic Series

Explore the ways STEAM skills and collaboration contribute to the success of Country Music as students go backstage with industry professionals.

Virtual Field Trip

Take students behind-the-scenes to learn how the genre of Country is driven by bold ideas and a wide variety of unique careers.

About the Partners

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Founded in 1958, CMA is the premier trade association of the Country Music industry. Representing professionals making a living in Country Music globally, the organization serves as a critical resource of support and information, honors excellence in the genre and provides a forum for industry leadership. CMA is dedicated to expanding Country Music around the world through a number of core programs and initiatives including the organization's three annual television properties—the CMA Awards, "CMA Fest" and "CMA Country Christmas," all of which air on ABC. The organization's philanthropic arm, the CMA Foundation, works tirelessly to provide equitable access to music education in order to create impactful change for students and teachers across the United States.

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The Country Music Association established the CMA Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), in 2011 to leverage strategic partnerships, professional development for qualified music teachers, and grant distribution to improve and withstand equitable music education programs for all students nationwide. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the CMA Foundation focuses on providing sustainability, advocacy, and accountability within music education by investing in various resources for students, schools, and communities.

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Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners.

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STEAM-related occupations are projected to grow by 8.8% between 2020 and 2028.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics